- As guard is detained over murder
A 20-year-old man, Aliyu Tsado, was yesterday remanded in prison by a Magistrate Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, for allegedly raping and impregnating a 13-year-old girl.
The court heard that on February 19, one Mohammed Oseni of Sakpefu village reported to the Anti-Human Trafficking Woman and Children Protection Unit Police Headquarters Ilorin, that his daughter was confirmed pregnant by a cottage hospital.
When questioned, the girl said that sometimes in October 2015, Aliyu Tsado met her while she was going to Cheache village and offered her a ride on his motorcycle but later took her to his house and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. The girl claimed she shouted but nobody was around to rescue her.
Tsado later admitted that he had sexual intercourse with the girl and the police prosecutor said “Investigation conducted by the police through evidence gathered from the Chief Imam of the accused person’s village and his uncles, Mohammed Ibrahim and Abdullahi Zhitsu Panu, respectively revealed that Aliyu Tsado confessed before to them that he had sex with the girl.”
The offense is contrary to section 31 of Kwara State child right law 2006. Subsequently, the accused was ordered to be remanded at the Federal Prison, Oke-Kura, Ilorin, by Magistrate Sherifat Olanipekun and adjourned the case for further mention.
Meanwhile, a Magistrate Court sitting in Ilorin has ordered that a 25 -year old security man, Habila Jayanchi, be remanded in prison custody over alleged killing of one Mohammed Awwal.
It was gathered that the case was transferred from ‘F’ Division Ilorin to the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.
Mohammed Hawal was stabbed on his neck by the accused following an argument over transport fare.
The prosecution said police investigation revealed that the accused criminally slaughtered the deceased, as he confessed to the offence.
Habila Hayanchi, who was arraigned over culpable homicide, offense contrary to section 221 of penal code law, was then directed to be kept at Federal Prison Oke-Kura, Ilorin, by Magistrate M.K. Aluko and adjourned the case to March 18.