Businessman, 20, arraigned for ‘impregnating’ 15-year-old girl


A businessman, Khaled Musa, was Wednesday arraigned before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly impregnating a 15-year- old girl.

Musa, a 20-year-old man who resides in Angwan Zango Gwagwalada, was charged by FCT police with “procuration of a minor girl”.

The offence according to the prosecutor contravened the provisions of Section 275 of the Penal Code.

At the trial, the Prosecution Counsel, Dabo Yakubu, told the court that the complainant Mr Ismalla Inuwa, of Phase III Gwagwalada, FCT reported the matter at the police station on April 27.

According to Yakubu, the defendant deceived the complainant’s 15-year- old daughter and defiled her.

He said the minor has already given birth.

Meanwhile, the Chief Magistrate, Mr Aliyu Shafa, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200,000 with one reasonable surety in like sum.

Shafa ordered that the surety must reside within the jurisdiction of the court.

He then, adjourned the case till July 26 for further hearing.