A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kano State on Tuesday sentenced a 30-year-old man, Umar Abdulrahman, to 24 months imprisonment for sodomising three boys.
Abdulrahman, who resides at Layin Yankifi Maidile Quarters in Kano, was convicted after he pleaded guilty to one count charge of unnatural offence.
Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Idris, sentenced the convict to 24 months without option of fine.
Earlier, the prosecution counsel, ASP Badamasi Gawuna, told the court that two of the complainants: Umar Tanko and Ahmed Bello, of Mundadu Quarters Kano, jointly reported the case at Kumbotoso Police Division in Kano on April 23.
Gawuna said sometime in April, the convict deceived and lured the complainants, three young boys, into his room situated at Mundadu Quarters Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano.
He said the convict sodomised the boys, who are minors, and gave them N50 each.
He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 284 of the Penal Code.