A man identified as Abdulaziz Hassan has been remanded in prison by a Kano Magistrate Court for raping an 11-year-old boy. Hassan, a resident of Rimin Kebe Quarters in the state was charged with unnatural offence, contrary to Section 284 of the Penal Code.
During the court proceedings, the prosecutor, Police Inspector Shuaibu Musa, told the court that Hassan had on February 17, 2017, lured the 11-year-old into his shop situated at Rimin Kebe Quarters, Kano, where he allegedly carried out the act.
Musa told the court that one Alhaji Abubakar of the same address reported the case at the Zango Police Division, Kano, on February 20, 2017.
“Hassan had carnal knowledge of the victim and gave him N100,’’ the prosecutor said.
Musa also disclosed that the accused had on February 18, had another unlawful s*xual intercourse with the victim.
However when the charge were read, Hassan pleaded not guilty.
Consequently, the Chief Magistrate, Hajiya Maryam Sabo, ordered that Hassan be remanded in prison custody.