A 25 year old man, Shamsu Isa has confessed to committing incest after he told a magistrate court, yesterday, in Kano State that he impregnated his elder sister by mistake.
The Ward Head of the Takalmawa Quarters, had reported to the police that the accused person was having sexual intercourse with his elder sister, contrary to the law.
The First Information Report by the police stated that a case of incest was reported to the police following the discovery that Isa’s elder sister, identified as Na’ima was carrying her younger brother’s baby.
According to the report: “On July 4, 2014, the Ward Head of Takalmawa Quarters reported to the police that, Shamsu Isa was having sexual intercourse with his elder sister.
The accused, Isa, when the charge was read to him said: ‘’The allegation levelled against me is true. All that had been read against me, is true, it was a mistake, I mistakenly inpregnated her, my elder sister.”
According to the charge, the accused person committed “incest contrary to section 390 of the Penal Code Law. Naima Isa, 27, is believed to have a weak mind is heavy.’’
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Meanwhile the prosecutor, Corporal Ibrahim Abdulrazak applied for the matter to be adjourned to another date, to enable the police conclude investigations into the case.
The Senior Magistrate, Ummi Sani Kurawa, however, in her ruling ordered that, Isa be remanded in prison custody, and adjourned the matter to August 4, for mention.