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Man arraigned for abducting, raping minor in Benue

The police command in Benue State on Monday arraigned one Kakule Aondonyega (18) before a Makurdi area court for abduction and rape of a minor.…

The police command in Benue State on Monday arraigned one Kakule Aondonyega (18) before a Makurdi area court for abduction and rape of a minor.

The prosecutor, Insp Rachael Mchiave, told the court that the case was received at Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Makurdi, through a written petition by one Dorcas Wajir.

Insp Mchiave said the petitioner alleged that on May 3, Kakule Aondonyega of Agina Community, Zaki-Biam, Ukum LGA, abducted his niece, Dooshima Wajir, a minor, from Tiontyu town, Tarka LGA, where she was residing with her sister, Jennifer Wajir, and took her to his place in Zaki-Biam and had sexual intercourse with her.

The prosecutor said during police investigation, Aondonyega confessed to the crime.

The Judge, Mrs Dooshima Ikpambese, remanded the accused at the Federal Correctional Centre, Makurdi, and fixed June 30 for further mention. (NAN)