Police in Katsina have dragged a 21-year-old labourer, Abubakar Sani, to court for allegedly engaging in homosexual act with an eight-year-old boy.
According to the police, Sani who resides in the same house as the victim was caught having forceful sexual intercourse with him through the anus inside a bush behind the Federal Medical Centre Quarters, Katsina on January 5, 2021.
The alleged victim’s father, Abdulkadir Lamis who reported the incident at the Divisional Police headquarters, Katsina, alleged that Sani had been practising homosexuality with the victim on several occasions before he was caught.
The police in court alleged that Sani perpetrated an unnatural offence contrary to section 255 of Katsina state penal code law of 2019.
But the police prosecutor, Sergeant Lawal Bello told the court where Sani was that investigation was still ongoing.
The presiding magistrate , Hajiya Fadile Dikko adjourned the case till March 31 , 2021, for mention while remanding at a Katsina correctional centre.