- 50 years old Father impregnates 15-year-old daughter
A 50-year-old father, Samaila Zakari has been brought before a magistrate’s court by the police in Gombe state on Tuesday for allegedly raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter.
According to the reports provided by the police, the accused, Zakari a native of Deba town in Yamaltu/Deba Local Government Area of Gombe State, did commit the act on May 2 and May 8.
The prosecution said that about 10pm on the mentioned dates, the accused took his biological daughter to his matrimonial room and had carnal knowledge of her without her consent.
The prosecution further stated that the girl is with a two-month old pregnancy for her father.
The prosecution said the accused committed incest and rape by his action which was contrary to Sections 390 and 282 of the Penal Code.
However, the accused pleaded not guilty to the charges before the Magistrate, Mr. Dorabo Sikam.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Baba Shekari, asked for the adjournment of the case to enable the police to complete their investigation.