Isiaka Rabiu, a 25-year-old businessman, was on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, sentenced by a Jos Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, to two years imprisonment for raping a 6-year-old girl
Yahaya Mohammed, the presiding Judge, handed down the sentence after the convict pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of rape, and begged the court for leniency.
Mohammed, who did not give the convict an option of a fine, said that the punishment would serve as a deterrent to others who might want to engage in similar acts.
Earlier, Ibrahim Gokwat, the police prosecutor, had told the court that the case was reported at the State’s Criminal Investigative Department on March 5, 2018.
According to him, the accused person, a resident of Sabon Line in Farin-Gada, on the said date, lured the little girl, a resident of the same area, into his room and had carnal of her just after she returned from school.
He further revealed that during the medical investigation, some bruises were found on the private part of the victim.
The prosecutor added that the offence contravened section 285 of the Penal Code.
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