A 35-year-old man, Sani Rabiu, has been remanded by a Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano, for alleged sodomy.
The defendant, who lives at Kofar Waika Quarters Kano, was on Wednesday charged with ‘unnatural offence.
The prosecutor, Asma’u Ado, informed the court that the defendant committed the offence on August 5, at Kofar Waika Quarters, Kano.
Ms Ado alleged that on the same date at about 10:30 a.m., the defendant deceived and lured a 10-year-old boy into his living room situated at Waika Quarters and had anal sex with him several times.
According to the prosecutor, the offence contravenes Section 284 of the Penal Code.
However, the defendant denied committing the offence.
Magistrate Mustapha Sa’ad-Datti ordered that the defendant be remanded in the correctional centre pending receipt of the State Director of Public Prosecutions’ advice.
Mr Sa’ad-Datti adjourned the matter until September 6, for further mention.