A 35 year old man, Ibrahim Wakili of Babal community in Malabu ward, Fufore Local Government Area in Adamawa state on Monday admitted defiling a 7 year girl names withheld.
He confessed before Chief Magistrate Court Yola town that he lured the little girl and forcefully defiled her in one uncompleted building in their community.
The accused who has 2 wives and 10 children blamed the devil for his action, and denied whether it was for ritual purposes.
According to the prosecution, the father of the minor reported to the police on 10th February, 2021, that the suspect deceived his daughter and took her into the building and had sex with her.
Upon his arraignment before Magistrate Uwani Danladi led Yola Magistrate Court over the alleged offence contrary to section 211 of the penal code law, he confessed that he had actually defiled the girl.
It was after he pleaded guilty to the offence that the court ordered that he should be remanded in prison custody, and however adjourned the matter to 22nd March, 2021.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Inspector Zakka Musa, informed the court that the case is criminal in nature, and prayed the court to adjourn the matter to enable the prosecution send the case file to the ministry of justice for advice.