A 20-year-old farmer, Muhammad Adamu, was on Tuesday arraigned in a Pantami Magistrates’ Court, Gombe, for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl.
He alleged that the defendant forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of the minor.
Mela said that investigation was still ongoing and applied for adjournment to enable police conclude investigations and get legal advice from Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
The Chief Magistrate, Alhaji Bello Sheriff, ordered that the defendant be remanded and adjourned the case until Oct. 2 for further mention.
@ Nigerian Tribune