A 30-year-old man, Ibrahim Lawal, will on October 3, 2018, appear before a Katsina State Chief Magistrates’ Court over an allegation of having anal sex with two eight-year-old boys, Punch reports.
Lawal of Rafin Sarkin, Zango Quarters, Bakori, was also alleged to have threatened the boys with death should they expose the affair.
He has, however, been remanded in Katsina prison pending the time his case would come up for mention before the magistrate, Hajiya Fadile Dikko.
The parents of the victims were said to have reported the incident at the Bakori police station, leading to Lawal’s arrest and arraignment for unnatural offense and criminal intimidation, which were contrary to sections 284 and 397 of the Penal Code.
The police First Information Report on the incident read, “That you, Ibrahim Lawal, 30 years of Rafin Sarkin, Zango Quarters, Bakori, deceived the children into your grinding engine room and had carnal knowledge of them through the anus and intimidated them by telling them that if they tell anybody you would kill them.
“During the police investigation, you confessed to having committed the alleged offenses contrary to sections 284 and 397 of the Penal Code Law.”
The police prosecutor, Inspector Sani Ado, told the court that investigation was still in progress, hence the request for the adjournment of the case till October.