Primary school teacher sentenced to life imprisonment for defiling five-year-old pupil

The Jigawa State High Court sitting in Kazaure on Wednesday have sentenced a primary school teacher, Makasusi Sunusi, to life imprisonment for defiling his 5-year-old pupil.

 

The prosecution counsel narrated that Sabusi, the victim’s teacher, lured the pupil, raped her in the school at Kazaure town on 4th February 2021 and was arrested and charged to court for the offence of rape punishable under the Jigawa State Penal Code Miscellaneous Amendment, 2014.

 

The prosecution presented five witnesses and tendered a medical report to prove its case.

 

Presiding Judge, Justice Hussaina Adamu Aliyu said the prosecution counsel had proved their case beyond reasonable doubt and therefore found the accused guilty then sentenced him to life imprisonment for the offence of rape as prescribed by Section 3 of the Jigawa State Penal Code Miscellaneous Amendment, 2014.

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