Adamu (57), a resident of Tudun Murtala Quarters Kano, is standing trial on a one-count charge of rape, contrary to section 283 of the penal code.

The prosecutor, Rufa’i Inusa, told the Court that on March 13, one Aminu Safiyanu of the same address reported the case to Gwagwarwa police Division Kano.

Inusa said that on the same date at about 7.30PM Safiyanu discovered that Adamu has been deceiving and luring his 12-year-old sister into an uncompleted building situated at Tudun Murtala Quarters Kano.

“Adamu had unlawful sexual intercourse with her several times,” he told the Kano Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge leveled against him.

The Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, ordered the remand of the accused in prison custody and adjourned the case till April 20, for mention.