Sani Ibrahim, A 40-year-old labourer was nabbed on Tuesday, remanded in the Katsina, a Nigerian Prison for allegedly rарing his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter.
Ibrahim, who will be in prison custody till June 26, 2019, is facing a rарe charge under Section 283 of the Penal Code.
The victim’s father father, Hamisu Lawali, reported the incident at the Bindawa Police Station on May 9, less than two hours after Ibrahim was allegedly caught in the act.
Ibrahim, Lawali and the victim were residents of Sabuwa Abuja Quarters, Bindawa, in the Bindawa Local Government Area of the state in Nigeria.
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Lawali reportedly told the police that Ibrahim had at different times had unlawful carnal knowledge of the victim.
The police in their First Information Report informed a Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court that Ibrahim during interrogation allegedly confessed that he had slept with the victim about three times.