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Court remands two men in Prison Custody for gang-raping, and also impregnating a 17-year-old girl

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Hassan Ibrahim, 50 and Adamu Idris, 60, are friends who slept with a 17-year-old girl forcefully. The both of them were remanded in Katsina Prison on the orders of a senior magistrate, Failla Dikko yesterday.

Ibrahim and Idris, both residents of Unguwar kasha Village in the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. They were accused of being responsible for their victim’s which is seven months’ pregnancy.

The senior magistrate directed that the both of them should be remanded in the prison custody until January 24, 2018, when their case will be mention.

The two men are facing charges of criminal conspiracy and ra.pe, which the police said are contrary to sections 97 and 283 of the Penal Code.

The ra.pe was said to have been reported at Kafur Divisional Police Station on November 10, 2017, by the victim’s elder brother, Sirajo Aminu.

The police told the court that the accused “criminally conspired and forcefully had se.xual intercourse with the victim, 17 years, of the same address. As a result, she is now seven months’ pregnant.”

Police prosecutor, Inspector Sani Ado, told the court that investigation was still in progress and pleaded for an adjournment.

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