Court Remands A Man ‘Yahaya Idris’ For Impregnating Neighbour’s Daughter

The Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court has remanded a forty-year-old man, Yahaya Idris, in prison for allegedly defiling and impregnating his neighbour’s 15-year-old daughter.


Hajiya Falile Dikko of the Magistrates Court ordered the remand of Idris in the prison custody till November 6, 2017, when his case would come up for mention.


She said that the offence would be tried at higher court but that Idris was only arraigned for Cognizance purpose at the magistrates’ court.


According to the prosecuting counsel, Inspector Sani Ado, the suspect Idris lives in the same residence with the victim’s father Lawal Abubakar, at Gawa Village in the Bindawa Local Government Area of the state.



He said that Idris committed the offence at the same address. He lured the 15-year-old into his room while nobody was around and defiled her.


The prosecutor said that Idris continued to force the girl into sexual act until he impregnated her.


The prosecutor said by deceiving and raping the victim (his neighbour’s 15-year-old daughter), who ended up being impregnated, Idris committed an offence contrary to Section 283 of the Penal Code.


He told the court that investigation would continue but the little gatherings showed that Idris actually raped the girl.

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