A fish seller who lives in Maraba Jos, Igabi, Kaduna State has been dragged before a Sharia Court for forcefully having anal sex with a 7-year-old Almajiri boy on several occasions. This was revealed by Hajiya Rabi Salisu Ibrahim, the Chairperson of Arridah Relief Foundation of Nigeria, the NGO that confronted the suspect and took him to court. While speaking to journalists, Hajiya Ibrahim revealed that the suspect raped his victim who is an Almajiri at an Islamic school over 10 times without using protection after luring him to his shop.
In an interview with Daily Trust, the victim revealed that the fish seller always penetrated him through his anus. The suspect, after giving the boy the head of fish will beg him to allow him to have sex with him through his anus. Afterward, the man would warn him not to inform anyone about what he had done.
The boy became concerned after he noticed excreta was dropping from his anus without control and that was when the crime was made public.
Mallam Adam Umar, the head teacher at the Islamic school the victim attends noticed changes in the boy, especially in the way he had difficulty moving about and was unable to eat. This led him to report the case to the NGO.
The teacher expressed sadness over the rape and revealed that the the victim now has issues excreting properly due to the damage done to his organ.
Mallam Umar also disclosed that the family of the rapist visited the school to ask for forgiveness. Hajiya Ibrahim said the case had been filed in court and that the BGO will do everything to ensure that justice is served.