A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 26-year-old man, Baffa Sani, in prison for allegedly having anal sex with a 10-year-old boy.
Sani, who resides at Kurawa Quarters, Kano, is facing a charge of “unnatural” offence.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, who gave the ruling, said the accused should remain behind bars until the next date of adjournment.
The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Pogu Lale, had told the court that on March 20, the complainant, Awaisu Ibrahim of Tudun Wuzurci Quarters, Kano, reported the case at Mandawari Police Divisional Headquarters, Kano.
Lale alleged that the accused had at 1.30 p.m. the accused lured the complainant’s 10-year-old brother, who was returning home from school, into an uncompleted building situated at Kurawa Quarters, Kano.
“The accused forcefully had sex with the boy through the anus,” he said.
The offence contravened Section 284 of the Penal Code.
The case has been adjourned until April 30 for mention. (NAN)