Delivering judgement Tuesday, Magistrate Lawal Suleiman said the nature of the offense committed by the convict warrant severe punishment even though it was the first time that the accused was taken before the court.
“In view of the nature of the offense committed, of defiling a minor, the accused Aminu Abubakar is hereby sentence to full 3 calendar year of imprisonment, having found to be his first time appearing before the court with such offense,” he judged.
The judge gave no option of fine, however said the convict is at liberty to appeal the judgement.
Police prosecutor, Inspector Ashiru Ibrahim while responding to question after the judgement said; “we are pleased with the judgement hoping it will serve as deterrent to others.”
She narrated to our correspondent that the man who was their neighbor, and a tailor by profession, had sent one of her sons to call the girl (name withheld), and after she has been to his shop the boy went back to tell her that the man is trying to push his private part.
“We rush out to the shop and discovered that he (the convict) had already robed Vasiline into her private part and we reported that matter to the police,” she said.