25 year old arrested for raping 12 year old in Kaduna

25 year old arrested for raping 12 year old in Kaduna

25 year old arrested for raping 12 year old in Kaduna

On Monday, Jibrin Usman, who is a 25 year old trader, was brought before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna for raping a 12-year-old girl.

Usman who lives in Ungwan Fulani Sabon Gari, Zaria in Kaduna was charged with rape by the police.

Before now, Sgt. Yilga Luka, the prosecutor, stated to the court that the matter was reported at Sabon Gari Police Station by Hadiza Mukhtar of Ungwan Kanama Sabon Gari, Zaria in Kaduna before it was later taken to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.

‎According to Luka, at about 10am on the 4th of January, a neighbor told the complainant that her 12-year-old daughter was seen with the defendant in his friend’s room.

Luka also made it known during the police investigation that the defendant willingly confessed to have carried out the crime.

The offence goes against Section 258 of the Penal Code of Kaduna State, 2017, the prosecutor made it known.

Magistrate Ibrahim Sidi, during his ruling gave an order that the accused person should be held in Prison until a legal advice from the Kaduna State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

Magistrate Sidi then adjourned the case to 20th of February 2019, for the hearing.

 

 

25 year old arrested for raping 12 year old in Kaduna

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