Suleiman Ashiru a 74 Year old man living in Kano State was remanded in prison custody by Kano State Magistrate court for raping his grand daughter as declared.
Suleiman the accused, was charged under the penal code law, section 283, he was said to have trick and lured his grand daughter, also his neighbour’s daughter into unused shari’ ah court building at Rijiyar Lemo to commit the wicked act.
The accused was charged before the court for defiling his 4 year old grand daughter and also trying to rape his neighbour’s 5 year old daughter in Kano.
The incident was brought to the knowledge of the police by Mr Muhammed Suleiman, criminally deceived and lured his grand daughter and his neighbour’s daughter, aged 5, into shari’ ah court premises and raped his grand daughter.
He was caught while trying to rape the second girl, ” He said.
The court also heard that the victim was rushed to a hospital for treatment of some injuries she sustained.
When the charge was read to the accused, he pleaded guilty to the one court charge against him.
The presiding judge, Magistrate Aisha Muhammed Yahaya, ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody and adjourned the case to 30th July, 2017.