A 65-year-old man and his 19-year-old son have been remanded in prison for allegedly defiling a 9-year-old girl in Safana town of Katsina State.
The accused persons were alleged to have lured the minor into their house where they allegedly raped her severally. The victim’s mother reported the matter at Safana Divisional police station which led to their arrest.
Lawal Angala and his son Isa were arraigned before a Katsina senior magistrate’s court for the offence of rape contrary to Section 283 of the penal code.
When the matter was called, yesterday, the court was told that investigation into the matter was still ongoing.
The magistrate adjourned the matter to January 24, 2019 and ordered that the accused persons be remanded in prison.