Court Remands Man For Raping A 9 Year Old Girl In Kaduna State (Read Details)


The Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kaduna on Friday ordered that a 33-year-old man, Clement Michael, who allegedly defiled a nine-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.
However, NAN has reported that the Magistrate, Umar Ibrahim, did not take the plea of the defendant and he had adjourned the matter until Feb. 21, 2020. for hearing.

Nigeria police official has charged Michael, whose address was not given, with defilement.

The Magistrate, ordered the police to duplicate the case file and forward a copy to the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. However, Chidi Leo, had told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Jan. 10 at about 1pm in Malali, Kaduna State.

Leo alleged that the defendant lured the nine-year-old-girl into his room and defiled her.

The offence according to Insp Leo said is punishable under Sections 261 of the Kaduna State Penal Code State.

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