A 22-year old man, Sani Dahiru, has landed in Katsina prison for allegedly having anal sex with a 10-year old boy (name withheld).
Police sources said Dahiru allegedly committed the offence on his farm located in the outskirts of Bakori town opposite a table water company.
Northern City News learnt the accused was apprehended by a passer-by who dragged him to the Bakori Divisional Police station.
The case was later transferred to the State Crime Investigation Division in Katsina.
The police said Dahiru, a resident of Unguwar Tofa quarters in Bakori town committed the offence when he met the victim on his farm fetching firewood.
Under the pretext of punishing the boy for illegally entering his farm, Dahiru ordered him to remove his trousers and allegedly had anal sex with him.
The Police First Information Report on the incident said, “Dahiru whipped the victim and forced him to lie down, asked him to remove his trousers. He then inserted his penis inside the victim’s anus and had carnal knowledge of him. The suspect confessed to have committed the offence, contrary to Section 284, penal code law.”
Police prosecutor, Insp. Kabir Mohammed, said investigation into the incident was still in progress, adding that Dahiru had initially appeared before a senior magistrate’s court for ‘cognizance’ before he was remanded in the prison custody on the orders of Magistrate Faleele Dikko.
Dahiru’s case has been adjourned till February 27, 2017 for mention at a Katsina Senior Magistrate’s court.