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How Teacher Allegedly Sodomized 8 Year Old Pupil In Bauchi

A Chief Magistrate Court 10 in Bauchi State has ordered that a 45-year-old primary school teacher, Haruna Aliyu, of Unguwar Ganjuwa in Bauchi metropolis, be remanded in prison for allegedly cornholing his 8 year old student.

The accused was said to have sexually impaired the eight-year-old boy, offering him 10 naira every Friday as inducement.

Justice Abdulmumini Adamue who is the presiding Judge, , in his ruling, ordered that the suspect, be remanded in prison for allegedly luring and molesting the boy.

The act was denuded when the pupil fell sick and excreted caprices.

The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Yusuf Usman, told the court that, on December 6, 2019, a resident of Unguwar Ganjuwa within the metropolis of Bauchi, Altine Ladan, reported to the police station that one Haruna Aliyu of the same address allegedly lured his eight-year-old son to his room and forcibly had carnal knowledge of him.

The prosecutor added that the act contravenes section 284 of the Penal Code.

After reading the charges, the prosecutor strove to be given additional days by the court to enable the police intensify their investigation which the court granted.

DPH NEWS gathered that the Justice Abdulmuminie ordered that the accused be remanded at the Bauchi Correctional Centre and fixed February 5, 2020, for further hearing of the suit and to allow the police further investigate the matter and produce witnesses on the case.

The father to the victim, Altine Ladan shortly after the court proceedings, told newsmen that he was at the court to observe the proceedings and to see how the court will administer justice on the matter.

“Haruna (the accused) is a teacher at a public school at Unguwar Barno Quarters in Bauchi. He used to lure pupils of the primary school into homosexuality. he said

“For the past one to two months, my child has been complaining of stomach trouble. We took him to a nearby health facility, thereafter the boy started complaining of pains in his anus, a situation which made us see maggot excretion from there (his anus),” Ladan said.

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