The police in Katsina State have arrested one Abubakar Lado, 25, of Badole Quarter in the Dandume Local Government Area of the state for allegedly raping his eight-year-old daughter of one of his own siblings (niece).
According to the police, the incident occurred at Yamborikowo Quarter also in the Dandume Local Government Area of the state.
Lado, who has been charged to court for forcefully having sexual intercourse with a minor contrary to Section 283 of the Penal Code, was remanded in the Katsina Prison the Senior Magistrates’ Court presided over by Hajiya Fadile Dikko.
It was learned that Lado was arrested after a resident of Yamborikowo Quarter, Abdullahi Ibrahim, reported the incident at the Dandume Police Division.
The police prosecutor, Sergeant Lawal Bello, said the investigation into the matter was still in progress and asked the court for another date.
The case was subsequently adjourned till May 29, 2019, for further mention.