A Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna on Tuesday remanded Musa in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.
Musa was charged with defilement contrary to Section 257 of the Kaduna State Penal Code law, 2017.
Musa’s plea was not taken by the
Magistrate, Abdulazeez Ibrahim, due to lack of jurisdiction, ordered that be remanded in the Kafanchan Correctional Centre.
The magistrate ordered the police to return the case file to the Kaduna State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice.
The case was then adjourned until March 2 for the DPP advice.
Mathias Joseph, the state counsel, earlier, alleged that Musa lured the two girls of 11 and 13 years into his room at Garaje and defiled them.
According to Joseph, the girls were taken to ”Salama Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Kafanchan, Kaduna.
Mr David Adudu, counsel to Musa, applied for his client’s bail under Section 36 of the 1999 Constitution, but the prosecution objected to it.
Counsel to Musa argued that his client would provide reasonable sureties and will not commit another offence if granted bail.
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