A Kano State Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano has remanded a 55-year-old-man, Abdullahi Haladu, in the Goron Dutse Custodial Centre for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl.

The police prosecutor, ASP Gbadamosi Gawua, told the court that one Isa Uba reported the incident at the Sumaila Police Division on June 29, 2020.

He alleged that on the same date around 8pm, the defendant lured the victim into his room in Uguwan Mahauta and defiled her.

Haladu, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

In another development, a Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court has remanded a 24-year-old student, Suraju Mohammed, in a correctional centre for stabbing one Gambo Umar, 35, to death with a piece of broken bottle.

Chief Magistrate Mohammed Idris adjourned the case till August 31, 2020, for mention


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