The Police First Information Report (FIR) stated that one Mr M.S. Mahuta sent a petition to the Katsina State Commissioner of Police that the accused had impregnated his 13-year-old daughter. The FIR explained that the petition was forwarded to the Criminal Investigations Department on Sept. 17, pleading for investigation into the matter.
It was said that the accused lured the 13 year old into his shop and had sexual intercourse with her which resulted to an eight months pregnancy. The Magistrate, Mrs Nafisa Bagiwa, refused to take the plea of the accused. She ordered the case file to be forwarded to the state’s ministry of justice for advice and adjourned the case to Nov. 4.