Man docked for raping a 3-year-old girl to death


A 50-year-old man identified as Abdullahi Sani was remanded in prison custody for allegedly raping his neighbour’s 3-year-old daughter to death in Funtua, Katsina State.
The prosecutor, Inspector Sani Ado, told the court the offence is ccontrary to sections 283 and 221 of the Penal Code.
He also informed that the victim’s father, Ibrahim Abdullahi who resides at Jabiri Quarters, reported the incident at the Funtua Central Police Station.
He said, ‘’The accused allegedly lured the victim into an uncompleted building where he raped her.
‘’He covered the victim’s mouth with his hand during the act to keep her from alerting neighbours, thereby suffocating her to death.”
However, the accused has been slammed with charges of rape and culpable homicide.
The presiding magistrate, Hajiya Fadile Dikko, adjourned the case till November 20, 2018, for mention and ordered that Sani be remanded in the prison custody.


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