One Saidu Abdullahi, an 18-year-old boy, was on Monday dragged before Katsina Senior Magistrate court, for allegedly having sexual intercourse with his younger sister, (nameswithheld). Independent newspaper, reports.
Abdullahi, a Junior Secondary School Studentin the state and the victim, are both from the same parents and residents of Jabango Quarters in Katsina.
He is facing a one-count charge of incest, which the police insist is contrary to section 390 of the penal code.
The victim was taken to Katsina state generalhospital, for medical examination and treatment.Sergeant Sani Rabiu of the Central market police station outpost brought the victim to the station after the incident.
But, a charge read before Hajiya Dikko, who presided at the court on Tuesday, from PoliceFirst Information Report (FIR), said Abdullahi allegedly lured the victim to a toilet within thepremises of a steel rolling company, near their house and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her.
Sani Ado, Police prosecutor, told the court that investigation was still in progress on the case, the development which made him requested for an adjournment.
Hajiya Dikko granted the adjournment and fixed 14, February, 2018 for the case to be mentioned. She also directed that the accused should continue to enjoy his bail till then.