A 25-year-old man, Mansir Sani has been sent to prison by a Kano Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a 12-year-old boy.
The Prosecutor, Suleiman Danladi, told the court that the case was reported by one Yusuf Dauda to Kano State Hisbah Board Office on August 22.
Danladi said that Sani lured the victim to the veranda of Amadu Tijjani Islamic Centre, located at Kofar Mata Quarters and then forcefully had intercourse with the boy through his anus.
He said the boy was seriously injured and was rushed to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano.
Sani pleaded not guilty to a one-count charge read to him.
The Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, ordered the remand of the defendant in prison.
The case was adjourned till 29 September 2016.