A man has been arrested in Kano state after he attempted to rape a 14 year old girl.
A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Kano has remanded one Stephen Ogbede of Kabuga quarters in prison custody for attempting to have sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl.
Stephen Ogbede was alleged to have conspired with one Ikime Pius, who is at large, to rape the young girl on June 3, 2018.
The duo was said to have been prevented from carrying out the act by the complainant and father of the girl, Akinyemi Ilesanmi, who was physically assaulted.
Prosecuting counsel, ASP Yusuf Sani, told the court on Tuesday that the accused was arraigned on a three-count charge, bordering on criminal conspiracy, attempt to commit an offence and causing hurt, which contravenes Sections 96, 231 and 241 of the Penal Code.
However, the accused pleaded guilty to the second charge and not guilty to the first and third charges.
The presiding Chief Magistrate, Aminu Usman, remanded the accused in prison custody and adjourned the case till July 2, 2018 for ruling and application for bail.
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