The Chief Magistrates’ Court ten in Gombe today, remanded seventy two year old man Ibrahim Yunusa in prison for allegedly raping and impregnating his biological daughter.
Yunusa of Dadinkowa, Yamaltu/Deba Local Government, Gombe State when arraigned pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.
The Chief Magistrate, Daura Sikkam ordered the remand of the accused person and adjourned the case to Nov. thirteen for further hearing and also to enable the police to complete their investigation.
According to police First Information Report (FIR) Dalaky Wanma, the court clerk, said the accused committed the offences several times between Dec. 2018 and Jan. 2019.
The clerk said that Yunusa forcefully had carnal knowledge of his seventeen year-old biological daughter (name withheld) and impregnated her in their his house.
The clerk said that the offence is contrary to the constitution of sections 390 and 282 of penal code.
The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Bako Shekari, also told the court that police has commenced investigations of the matter. And ask the court to the court for adjournment in order to enable the police complete their investigations and to seek legal advice from the Ministry of Justice.