18-yr Old, 50-yr Old Remanded In Prison For Raping 5-yr Old

Central Area Court 1, sitting in Jos has remanded two persons over‎ criminal conspiracy and act of gross indecency contrary to sections 97 and 285 of the Penal Code.
 Those arraigned ‎by a police prosecutor  are one Ibrahim Ibrahim, 18 year-old and Sani Murtala, 50-year old, all residents in Jos.
Both accused persons denied the allegation when they appeared before‎ Justice Ghazali I. Adam, presiding judge and Justice Nandom Daudu.
 Following their plea of not guilty and lack of conclusion by the investigating police officer, the accused persons were remanded at the prison custody pending result of medical test as ordered by the court before adjournment .
 The presiding Judge, Justice Adam fixed ‎ 22nd of February, 2018, which was not objected by the police prosecutor, Mr. Onoja Garba.
 He told the court that the police is awaiting the outcome of the medical report after test was carried out on the victim of the alleged rare.
According to the police report presented to the court, the prosecutor said investigation is concluded with exception of the medical report.
He further alleged that the accused persons normally lure the five year old to a room where they were said to be fingering her.


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