Man Docked Over Alleged Rape Of Three Year Old/Lerners Personal Injury
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A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 27-year-old man, Sunusi Rabiu, charged with rape of a three-year-old girl.

Concise News reports that the Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, remanded Rabiu to enable the court to seek advice on the case from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in the state.

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Jibril orders that the case file should be sent to the DPP, and adjourns it till May 23.

Rabiu, who resides at Unguwa Uku Quarters, Kano, is facing a charge of rape which contravenes Section 283 of the penal code.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Pogu Lale had told the court that one Aisha Suleiman of the same address as the defendant, reported the case at Zaria Road Police Station, Kano, on April 13.

Lale alleges that the defendant was caught in his room having unlawful sexual intercourse with the complainant’s three-year-old daughter.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.