Mannir Abubakar, a 27-year-old man resident of Dan Hako Quarter in Kofar Kaura area of Katsina metropolis has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly molesting a 14-year-old mentally ill girl.
Katsina Post gathered that Mannir Abubakar was arrested by the operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
Police have already filed a charge against him at the Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court.
He was charged with one count of rape contrary to the provision of Section 283 of Penal Code.
Manir Abubakar was said to have confessed to committing the offense during interrogation.
The police prosecutor, Sergeant Lawal Bello, told the court that investigation was still in progress.
He requested Hajiya Fadile Dikko, who presided over the Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court, to adjourn the case to a new date for mention.
The case was subsequently adjourned till June 26, 2019, for mention.
Dikko ordered that Abubakar should be remanded in prison custody.