A 74-year-old man in Kano, Ashiru Suleiman allegedly assaulted his f4-yr-old granddaughter and was caught as he attempted to assault his neighbour’s 5-yr-old.
The suspect has been since been remanded in prison custody by a Kano Magistrate court for alleged crime.
Dailypost reports that Suleiman, who was charged under section 283 of the Penal Code Law, lured his victims into former Shari’ah court’s building at Rijiyar Lemo to commit the offence.
The case was reported to the police by one Suleiman Muhammad, the charge sheet, said.
“Suleiman criminally deceived and lured his granddaughter and his neighbour’s daughter, aged 5, into Shari’ah court premises and rsexually assaulted his grandoughter. He was caught while trying to assault the second girl,” it added.
The court also heard that the victim was rushed to a hospital for treatment of injuries sustained during the violation.
When the charge was read to the accused, he pleaded guilty to the one-count charge.
The presiding judge, Magistrate Aisha Muhammad Yahaya, ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody and adjourned the case to 30th July, 2017.