A firewood cutter, Samaila Bala, has been remanded by a Shari’a Court at Rigasa in Kaduna, for allegedly luring and impregnating a deaf and dumb, Bilkisu Usman
The defendant pleaded guilty to the offence.
The judge, Malam Salisu Abubakar-Tureta, said the court would pass judgment on August 30th and ordered that the defendant should be remanded until that date.
Earlier, Bala said he admired the 18-year-old-girl and gave her N200 whenever they met.
The prosecution counsel said one Fatima Hussaini, the mother of the girl, reported the matter at the Rigasa Police Division on August 7th, alleging that Bala deceived her daughter into the act.
The prosecution alleged that the defendant took the girl to an uncompleted building and had sex with her, which resulted to her pregnancy.
According to the prosecution, the girl is 19-week-old pregnant, saying the court should look into the matter and grant the girl justice.