Trader remanded for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl

Trader remanded for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl

A Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday, remanded a 46-year-old trader, Sani Hashimu, in a correctional facility for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.

Hashimu, of 54, Bauchi Street, Wadata, Makurdi, is facing a charge of rape.

The Prosecutor, ASP Hyacinth Gbakor, told the court that one Abdullazak Umuru of No. 8, Ejule Street, Wurukum, Makurdi, reported the incident at the Police Area Command, Makurdi, on July 12.

Trader remanded for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl

Gbakor said that the trader, on July 7, had sent his 13-year-old daughter to hawk groundnuts.

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He explained that on the girl’s way to the market, the defendant forcefully dragged her into his room and had canal knowledge of her.

The prosecutor said that the defendant was arrested by the police in connection with the crime.

According to him, the offence contravenes Section 284 of the Penal Code, Law of Benue, 2004.


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