A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday, ordered the remand of a 28-year- old teacher, Hassan Aliyu, in Correctional centre over alleged sexually assaulting 9-year-old girl.
Aliyu, who resides at Badawa Quarters Kano, was arraigned on a count charge of sexual assault against a minor.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The prosecutor, Barrister Asma’u Ado, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 8, at Badawa Quarters Kano.
She alleged that on the same date at about 4:00 p.m the 9-year-old girl went to Islamic School situated at Badawa Quarters Kano.
“In the process the defendant being the discipline master of the said school deceived, lured the girl into a room and caress her private part with his finger”
Ado said that the offence contravened section 275 of the Penal Code.
Chief Magistrate, Mustapha Sa’ad-Datti, ordered the remand of the defendant in correctional home.
He adjourned the matter until Sept.20, for further mention.