A Kasuwan Mama Upper Area court on Thursday ordered that a 23-year-old teacher, Moses Danladi, be remanded in prison for allegedly defiling a 7-year-old pupil.
The police prosecutor, Mr E.A Inegbenoise, told the court that the victim’s uncle, one Cpl. Zakka Peter of III Division, Maxwell Khobe Cantonement, reported the matter at the Bassa police station on March 15.
Inegbenoise said that the complainant told the police that the victim told him that her teacher molested her.
The offense, according to the prosecutor, contravened Section 285 of the Penal Code
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty of the charge.
The Magistrate H. Lawal gave the order for Danladi of Kisaghyip Federal Low Cost, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau state be remanded in prison after he was arraigned on one count charge of act of gross indecency.
Lawal then adjourned fixed May 9 for hearing of the matter.