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A 60-year-old retired police officer, ASP Yusuf Ibrahim was yesterday charged before a Bauchi State High Court for allegedly defiling two girls aged five and six.
Ibrahim, who resides at Bakin Kura in Bauchi was alleged to have lured the two children into his shop where he committed the act.
The prosecution witness, Mohammad Adamu told the court that the accused on May 25 lured the girls, using chew gum to his room where he took advantage of them.
According to Adamu, the offence violated Section 28?2 (1e) and was punishable under section 283 of Bauchi penal code.
Ibrahim however pleaded not guilty while filing an application for bail.
While ruling on the matter, the presiding judge, Muazu Abubakar adjourned the case till September 16.
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