Sodomy! 55-Year-Old Man Allegedly Assaults 8-Year-Old Boy
Salisu Muhammad was on Thursday arraigned in a Kano Magistrates’ Court on a count charge of gross indecency.
His neighbour, one Muhammad Sani of the same address with the defendant reported the case at Mandawari Police Division, Kano, on April 24.
He alleged that sometimes in April, the 55-year-old man deceived and lured his 8-year-old son into his room.
According to the prosecutor, Insp. Pogu Lale, “The defendant assaulted the boy indecently by removing his trouser and forcefully rubbing his manhood on his anus, which caused him harm.”
He, however, denied committing the offence which contravenes Section 285 of the Penal Code.
The Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N50,000, and two sureties in like sum, and adjourned the case until May 17, for mention.
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