An 18-year-old boy, Saidu, who allegedly raped his eight-year-old blood sister (name withheld) has been arraigned before a Katsina Senior Magistrate’s Court.
suspect, a Junior Secondary School student and a resident of Janbango
quarters, Katsina, was charged for incest, which the Police said is
contrary to Section 390 of the Penal Code laws.
In the charge
sheet read before the court yesterday, Saidu was alleged to have lured
his sister to a toilet within the premises of a steel rolling company
near their house and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her.
The victim was, thereafter, reportedly taken to General Hospital, Katsina, for examination and treatment.
Sergeant Sani Rabiu of the Central Market Police Station outpost
brought the victim to the station after the incident. Police prosecutor,
Inspector Sani Ado, who asked for an adjournment, told the court that
investigation was ongoing.
Hajiya Dikko adjourned the matter till February 14. (Vanguard)