A 40 years old man identified Yahkubu Muhammad from Jigawa state has been handed a lifetime jail term after for raping and infecting two minors with HIV.
The convict identified as a native of kachi Village in Dutse LGA was said to have deceived the two primary school girls into his house where he had unlawful sexual intercourse with them.
Narrating the ordeal of the minors with the rapist, the Prosecutor told the court that the incident occurred in the year 2017 where the accused who is a viewing center owner deceived the victims into the center on their way to school and had a carnal knowledge with them.
Ruling over Muhammad’s case, Justice Ahmed Gumel lead High court in Dutse sentenced him to life imprisonment so as to serve as a warning to others in view of the rising cases of rape in the state.
Justice Gumel who said that the accused person was proved beyond reasonable doubt, further went on to describe Yakubu’s act as a criminal offence which is contrary to section 283 of the state penal court.
“All the evidences and witnesses have proved that the accused person is guilty of the offence,” he said