Abuja Court Remands Two Men Over Alleged Rape Of Minors


Teenager Remanded For Allegedly Killing 40-Year-Old Dad In BenueAn FCT High Court, Nyanya has on Monday remanded a 36-year-old man, Augustine Ajuwa and 26-year-old Ibrahim Shuaibu, in a Correctional Centre for allegedly raping a nine and 11-year-old minors.

NAN reports that the prosecuting counsel, John Ijagbemi told the court that Ajuwa defiled a nine-year-old girl on August 30, 2020, at Guzape, Asokoro village, FCT.

Ijagbemi told the court that the offence is contrary to section 31 (1) and punishable under section 31 (2) of the Child Rights Act, 2002.

He also said that Shuaibu defiled an 11-year -old girl on September 3, at Lugbe Primary School at about 7 pm.

Delivering the Judgement, the Justice, Peter Kekemeke ordered for their remands after they pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against them.

He then adjourned the two cases until January 18, 2021, for hearing of Ajuwa’s case and January 28, 2021, for Shuaibu’s case.

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