70-year-old man rapes 12-year-old girl in Minna

A 70 year old man, Saidi Materi of Tunga-Goro, Minna, Niger State has been remanded in prison custody for raping a 12 year old girl in his bedroom.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Abdullahi Aliyu had told the Magistrate Court presided over by Hassan Mohammed, that the octogenarian had on the sometime in November this had carnal knowlegde of the girl without her consent.

The girl allegedly went into the old man’s apartment to drink water when she was allegedly raped.
The accused person pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Inspector Aliyu however prayed the court to remand the accused person in prison to allow for further investigation and transfer of the matter to a court of competent jurisdiction.

- Nigerian Eye


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  • is it really rape when it occurs in the north? There’s no clear understanding of who a girl-child really is. they get married at 11 year’s. maybe this poor child is his wife or betrothed. #I’mjustsaying

    Uwa Odefa December 18, 2012 8:56 am
    • Most of the girls from the Southern part of Nigeria of age 11yrs-to- above are been disvirged.. Look at ur Community, ur sister etc.. Idiot.. Talkin abt decent North

      shamsu umar December 18, 2012 11:50 pm
  • i think this is just an animalistic behaviour,and should have a servre punishment,@70 rape?for Godsake that girl should be younger than his grandchild,if he has any,judgement awaits him from above and below!

    fatima bashir jamoh December 19, 2012 6:03 am
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