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A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday directed the remand of a 46 year-old man Kabiru Usman, for allegedly defiling a 12 year-old boy.

Usman, who lives at Dawakin Dakata Quarters, Kano, is being tried on a one-count charge of unnatural offence.

Chief Magistrate Muhammad Jibril directed the remand of the accused person and adjourned the matter until Sept. 26, for mention.

Earlier, Public Prosecutor Pogu Lale had told the court that one Yusuf Suleiman of the same address reported the matter at Zango Police Division on Aug.15.

He told the court that on the same date, Usman deceived and lured the complainant’s 12-year-old son into his house situated at Dawakin Dakata Quarters and had canal knowledge of the boy.

When the charge was read to the accused, he pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 284 of the Penal code.

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