LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, has ordered the remand of a 40-year-old farmer, Zakaria Bulus, in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl in the state.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps is charging Bulus with defilement in the state.
The NSCDC prosecutor, Marcus Audu, told the court that the matter was reported at the NSCDC office in Kafanchan by the victim’s mother on 13 June.
Audu alleged that Bulus lured the complainant’s daughter into an uncompleted building at Ungwan Masara and defiled her.
He said the minor was taken to the Salama Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Kafanchan.
The prosecutor added that Bulus confessed to the crime during the investigation.
The presiding Judge, Samson Kwasu, however, did not take the plea of Bulus.
Kwasu directed the prosecutor to forward the case file to the State Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.
He adjourned the matter till 18 July for further mention.