A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Friday ordered that a 36-year–old security guard, Ahmad Musa, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl.
The police charged Musa, who lives in Kofar Ruwa Quarters Kano, with defilement, NAN reported.
Chief Magistrate, Mustapha Sa’ad-Datti did not take the plea of Musa for want in jurisdiction.
Sa’ad-Datti ordered the police to return the case file to the Kano State Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice.
Earlier the Prosecution Counsel, Miss Asma’u Ado, informed the court that Musa committed the offence on March 17,2022 at Ayagi Quarters Dala Local Government Area Kano.
The offence, she said, contravened the provisions of Section 283 of the Penal Code.