16 Year Old Boy Rapes And Impregnates 14 Year Old Girl In Katsina
Its has been reported that a 16 year old teenager named Abdulmalik Yau of Durbi Ta-Kusheyi village in Mani Local Government area, was arraigned before a magistrates’ court in Katsina State yesterday for raping and impregnating a 14-year-old girl.
According to report, the accused is said to have been living in the same house with the victim when the act was perpetrated and the victim’s father, Murtala Lawal, reported the matter to the police and the suspect who was arraigned before the court for rape that’s contrary to Section 283 of the Penal Code was subsequently arrested
The presiding Magistrate, Fadila Dikko, told the accused that the case was only brought before the court for cognisance as the court had no jurisdiction to hear the case . He therefore ordered the accused to be remanded at the remand home pending when the case would be assigned to an appropriate court and adjourned the case to July 20th to enable the court receive advice from the state Ministry of Justice.