Three Month Old Baby Raped

Nasarawa State High Court has adjourned till March 18 to hear the case involving the rape of a three-month-old baby.

The case adjourns till March 18 by the State Acting Chief Judge, Justice Aisha Aliyu after the counsel of the defendant was absent in court.

“Our appearance in court this morning is to open our case against Ahmadu Yaro, the suspect, and defendant, who is alleged to have committed rape of a three-month-old baby.

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“We supposed to have commenced hearing this morning and take his plea but unfortunately the counsel who would stand for the defendant was absent in court.

“Apparently the defendant couldn’t afford a lawyer and legal aid counsel has taken up his defence but they were absent,” the prosecuting counsel, Abdulkareem Kana told journalists at the court premises.

The suspect at the court premises is accompanied by a police officer.

Three Month Old Baby Raped

Ruqayya, the rape victima and a three month old baby was found in an carcass building in Adogi village of Lafia East Development area, last year.

Her mother, Maimuna Adam, says to journalists that her daughter was taken away from her when she was asleep at midnight of May 27, 2020. The girl was later abandoned with blood covering her genital.

The Family of the victim pressed Charges against the suspect , Ahmadu Yaro after his confession to the crime.

He was present in court on Thursday but his counsel was absent.

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