Court remands labourer for allegedly defiling 9-year-old girl

A Magistrate in Kaduna on Tuesday, ordered that a labourer, Moses Clement, who allegedly defiled a nine-year-old girl remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.

Magistrate Ibrahim Emmanuel, who did not take the plea of Clement, ordered the police to duplicate the file and send same to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for advice.

Emmanuel who frowned at the high rate of rape of minors, adjourned the until Oct. 12, for hearing.

Earlier, the Counsel, Insp  Chodi Leo, told the that Clement committed the on Sept. 2, at Barnawa Kaduna State.

He said the contravened the provisions of Section 207 of the Kaduna State Penal Code Law, 2017. (NAN)