Two men were on Friday arraigned before a Magistrates’ Court in Kano for allegedly having anal intercourse with a 10-year-old boy. Labaran Abdullahi, 25, and Sani Umar, 35, who reside in Tudun Rubudi Kurnan Asabe Quarters Kano, are facing a two-count charge of unnatural offence and public nuisance.
The prosecutor, Mr. Anthony Edward, told the court that one Sagir Muhammad and two members of Vigilante Group attached to Bachirawa Quarters reported the case to Bachirawa Police Division Kano, on February 10. He said on that day at about 11p.m., the two men were caught having anal intercourse with the 10-year-old boy of the same address.
The prosecutor said that the victim was rushed to Waziri Shehu Gidado Hospital Kano for treatment. He said the offence contravened sections 284 and 183 of the penal code.
The two suspects however pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The Chief Magistrate, Ibrahim Khaleel ordered that the two men be remanded in prison custody and adjourned the case to November 29, for hearing.