An 18-year-old man, Rabe Isa, and a minor have been accused of sodomizing a seven-year-old boy in Daura, Katsina State, Punch reports.
The victim’s father, Magaji Musa, reported the incident at the Divisional Police Headquarters, Sabon-Gari, Daura.
Musa told the police that on January 11, 2019, Isa and the minor took their victim into an uncompleted building at the Shadambu low-cost area in Daura, where they allegedly had “unlawful carnal knowledge of him through the anus.”
Musa and his son reside in the same building with the accused at the Shadambu Low-cost Estate.
The police have filed charges of criminal conspiracy and unnatural offence against Isa under sections 97 and 284 of the Penal Code.
When the accused were arraigned before a Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, Isa was remanded in prison, while the minor was remanded in children remand home till March 5 when their case would come up before Senior Magistrate Fadila Dikko.