Thursday, 2 May 2013


A Karu, Abuja, Upper Area Court has remanded 42-year-old Rufua Alabi in prison custody after he was arraigned for impregnating his 16-year-old daughter.
The prosecutor, Cpl Pascal Njoku told the court that Alabi of Kurudu Village, Abuja, committed the offence sometime last year, following which the daughter was carrying a six-months-old pregnancy for him.

News coming in to said that the girl's mother, Bose reported the matter at the Jikwoyi Police Station, after she found out that her daughter was pregnant and that Bose took her daughter to the hospital where a doctor confirmed that she was pregnant.
He said the victim confessed to her mother and the elder brother that her father was responsible for her pregnancy. 

“My father on many occasions, had sexual intercourse with me when nobody was at home and warned me never to tell anybody about the affair," the girl [name withheld] revealed.

The offence is contrary to the Penal Code.

The presiding judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko ordered that Alabi’s bail application come in form of a motion and adjourned the case to July 3, for hearing.

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