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Zamfara court remands 3 men for alleged conspiracy, rape

05 December 2014, 07:02

Gusau - A Gusau Magistrates’ Court in Zamfara on Thursday remanded three men, Isah Garba, Rabiu Ahmed and Abubakar Muhammad in prison custody, charged with alleged rape, conspiracy and theft.

The accused persons are of Malikawa Village, Gidan Goga in the Maradun Local Government Area.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Daniel Longwal, told the court that on November 9, one Hashimu Danila of the same address reported the case at the Maradun Police Station.

Longwal said that sometime in October this year, unknown persons entered the complainant's house at Malikawa Village and stole 23 sheep, valued at N460 000 and four donkeys valued at N120 000.

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He said that on October 31, the accused persons went back to the complainant's house and forcefully ordered the complainant's wife to follow them to a nearby bush where they all raped her.

According to the prosecutor, the offence contravened sections 93, 283 and 288 of the Penal Code.
The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the offence.

The Magistrate, Alhaji Aminu Ibrahim, ordered that the accused persons should be remanded in prison custody.

The case was adjourned to December 24, for mention.

-    NAN


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