End of the world: Police arrest man for impregnating 12-year-old neighbour in Katsina
One Hussaini Muntari, a 25-year-old man, and resident of Inwala Jangele village in the Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina State has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly impregnating his neighbor’s 12-year-old daughter.
Hussaini Muntari will remain in prison custody under the directive of Hajiya Fadila Dikko of the Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court until April 30, 2019, when his case will come up for mention.
According to our sources, the victim’s father reported the incident at the Batagarawa Divisional Police Headquarters, which led to the suspect’s arrest.
The police said the father to the victim, Mohammed Sani got to know that Hussaini Muntari had been having unlawful carnal knowledge of his daughter following the discovery on January 22, 2019, that she was three months pregnant.
The police added that the victim confessed to her father that Muntari was the father of her unborn child, adding that he allegedly had sex with her at different times in his room.
Muntari was consequently charged with rape under Section 283 of the Penal Code.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Sani Ado, told the court on Tuesday that investigation was still in progress.
Dikko adjourned the case till April 30 and remanded Muntari in prison.