Kano - The Kano State Hisbah board has stated the arrest of
a village head from the Danbatta local Government, after he defiled and
infected a 13-year-old girl with HIV, Vanguard reported.
The suspected was arrested following a complaint from the
teen's parents after she had been tested positive for the virus three days
before the wedding.
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The young girl had been given out of marriage but revealed
that the person who infected her is the person she had been sleeping with.
The suspect was also tested and found to be carrying the
The case has since been forwarded to the Emir of Kano and
the village head has been suspended.
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