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Technician remanded for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl

A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, remanded a technician, Kasimu Umar, in prison custody for alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl.

Woman strangles own baby, throws corpse in pit toilet

A businesswoman in Sokoto, Rabiat Mustapha, 30, has been remanded in prison custody over alleged murder of her baby born out of wedlock.

25-year-old arraigned over alleged midnight calls to married women

A 25-year-old welder, Bilyaminu Sanusi, on Thursday appeared before a Sokoto Magistrates’ Court for allegedly taunting a married woman with midnight telephone calls.

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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

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