The Chief Magistrate, Umar Ibrahim, did not take the defendant’s plea but ordered the defendant to be remanded in correctional centre, Kaduna until Jan. 14, 2020 when the court would have obtained the advice of state Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) on the case.
The defendant, who resides at Bima Road, Tudun Nupawa, Kaduna, is being tried for defilement.
Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Chidi Leo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence Nov. 23 at Bima Road, Tudun Nupawa, Kaduna.
The prosecutor said at about 2.00 p.m., the complainant sent her 10-year-daughter to the defendant’s house to…