Police arrest man for allegedly having sex with his brother’s wife in Katsina
A 35-year-old man, One Abubakar Garba, of Dorayi village in the Musawa Local Government Area of Katsina State, is currently in court facing charges of a crime he allegedly committed of raping his sister-in-law, Punch reports.
Lawal Usman, who is the husband of the victim reported the incident at the Divisional Police Headquarters, Musawa, before the police officers in the command arrested and charged him to court.
According to the Police, about eight months ago, Lawal Usman, who is Abubakar Garba’s elder brother, took ill and was away in Katsina for medical examination and treatment.
Usman told the police that he discovered that whenever he traveled, Garba usually lured his wife into his room and had sexual intercourse with her “on different occasions.”
The police consequently charged Garba with rape under Section 183 of the Penal Code.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Sani Ado, told a Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court that investigation into the case was still in progress.
Garba has been remanded in prison custody by Senior Magistrate Fadila Dikko, who fixed April 2, 2019, for the trial.