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Kwara Court Jails 24-Year-Old Man For Criminally Charming, Raping Teenager-Nigeria

A Kaiama Magistrate Court in Kwara North Senatorial District has sentenced a 24-year-old man, Tashiu Aminu Lulu to five years imprisonment.

Magistrate Abubakar Ahmed Boro convicted Tashiu for criminal charm, assault, force and gross indecency on an 18-year-old girl, Halirat Ismaila.

He reportedly committed the act on September 20, 2023, at about 16.25 hours in Woro Community of Kaiama Local Government in the state.

The convict was arrested by the personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Kaiama Division, based on a complaint from one Halirat Ismaila who accused the suspect of criminal charm, assault and gross indecency.

According to Halirat, “The suspect called her on phone to come over to his house, she allegedly left her house unconsciously and on getting to the suspect’s house, he ordered her to pull off her clothes which she did unconsciously too.

“The suspect thereafter took a razor blade and cut some hair from her head, armpit, and private part. He commanded her to do some incantations with a calabash in her hands and thereafter had sex with her.

“She alleged that since then, she has been having terrible dreams.”

The state Commandant Umar J.G Mohammed ordered a thorough investigation into the matter and in the cause of interrogations, the suspect confessed to the crimes. The matter was handled at the Kaima division of the Command.

The suspect was prosecuted for Criminal Charm (217), Criminal Assault and Force (268) and Gross Indecency (285) of the Penal Code respectively.

The suspect pleaded guilty and was handed a 5-year imprisonment at Okekura correctional service, Ilorin, the state capital while his charm was publicly destroyed and burnt at the court premises.

https://pmnews.ng/2023/09/22/kwara-court-jails-24-year-old-man-for-criminally-charming-raping-teenager/

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