A 25-year-old man, Shamsu Isa has told a magistrate court in Kano State that mistake has no master as he said he impregnanted his elder sister in error.
Isa spoke yesterday, shortly after appearing before the court, following a report made by the Ward Head of the Takalmawa Quarters, to the police that the accused person was having s*xual intercourse with his elder sister, contrary to the law.
The First Information Report by the police stated that a case of inc*st was reported to the police following the discovery that Isa’s elder sister, identified as Na’ima was carrying her younger brother’s baby.
“On July 4, 2014, the Ward Head of Takalmawa Quarters reported to the police that, Shamsu Isa was having s*xual intercourse with his elder sister.”
Isa, to the surprise of many did not deny when the charge was read to him. He said: “The allegation levelled against me is true. All that had been read against me, is true, it was a mistake, I mistakenly inpregnated her, my elder sister.”
According to the charge, the accused person committed “inc*st contrary to section 390 of the Penal Code Law.”
The prosecutor, Corporal Ibrahim Abdulrazak applied for the matter to be adjourned to another date, to enable the police conclude investigations into the case.
The Senior Magistrate, Ummi Sani Kurawa, while delivering her ruling, ordered that, Isa be remanded in prison custody, and adjourned the matter to August 4, for mention.