A certain man accused of ‘forcefully’ engaging nine under-age boys in the act of anal intercourse using N100 as bait has been dragged to court in Kano state.
Alhassan Musa, 28, on Wednesday, appeared before a Magistrates’ Court sitting at Audu Bako Secretariat, Kano, for allegedly sexually abusing nine minors.
The accused, who hails from Gwammaja Layin Jirgi, Kano, was charged with unnatural offence, contrary to Section 284 of the Penal Code, Vanguard said.
During court sitting, the prosecutor, Suleiman Danladi, told the Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, that the parents of two of the abused victims, Ahmed Musbahu and Fatihu Hibbu, jointly reported the matter on July 24.
According to the prosecutor, the suspect lured the nine minors between the ages of 11 and 12 to defile them at separate times in July.
His words: “Your Worship, from our investigation, the accused lured the minor into his Shop at Gwammaja Layin Jirgi Quarters to have unlawful sex with each of them through their anus. “He had his way at different occasions to perform the unlawful carnal knowledge of the children by offering them N100.”
The accused person pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Chief Magistrate, however, remanded the accused in prison custody, and adjourned the case till Sept. 29 for further hearing.