Man, 35, remanded in prison for allegedly raping 2-year old girl

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MARARABA – A Mararaba Upper Area Friday ordered remand  one Torkegh Matu, 35, Angwan-Jikwoyi, Karu, Nasarawa State prison for allegedly raping a two-year old girl.

Police Prosecutor, Mr Joseph Ahwa, told that incident was reported at the `A’ Division Police Station, Mararaba, by one Jennifer Aso same address the accused June 10.

Ahwa said victim lived her mother same compound accused.

The prosecutor said the victim’s mother came home and noticed bruises the body her two-year old daughter whom she left while asleep.

“She checked her and noticed some bruises on her part. She took her a medical center Mararaba, where it was confirmed that there was an attempt at penetration.

“She Matu was the only male at home with the daughter.’’

Ahwa the not grant the accused in order prevent interference with police investigations.

The accused pleaded not guilty the charge.

His counsel, Mr Gabriel Okhugbe, the court to grant the accused .

The presiding judge, Mr Vincent Gwahemba rejected the and ordered that the accused be remanded in prison.

He adjourned the case to July 9 for hearing. (NAN)