A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Minna has ordered the remand in prison custody of a 32-year-old farmer, Rilwan Salisu, after he pleaded guilty to a charge of rape on Tuesday.
Salisu is being tried over the rape of a 78-year-old woman, contrary to section 282 of the penal code.
It was alleged that the farmer injured and damaged the elderly woman’s private parts.
According to the Police Prosecutor, Mr Daniel Ikwoche, the victim’s son, Mukhtar Garba, reported the matter at the Nasko Police Station on Sept. 14.
Ikwoche quoted the complainant as alleging that the accused person, a resident of Kwada village in Magama Local Government Area, entered into the room of his mother, while she was asleep, and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her.