A 20-year-old man, Khalid Abdullahi, has been remanded in a correctional facility for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl.
The accused, who resides at Yankaba Quarters Kano, was brought before a Kano Chief Magistrate Court on Friday for rape, an offence contrary to Section 283 of the Penal Code.
Chief Magistrate Muhammad Jibril, ordered the remand of the accused person in a correctional facility and adjourned the matter until October 28, for further mention.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp. Pogu Lale told the court that one Mohammed Saddam of Badawa Quarters Kano, reported the matter at Bompai Police Division, Kano, on September 22.
“On September 21, at about 2pm, the accused deceived and lured the complainant’s three-year-old daughter into his sister’s apartment located at Badawa Quarters Kano and had sexual intercourse with her.
“The violation of the minor caused her bodily harm,’’ Lale said. (NAN)