The Chief Magistrate Court 11 in Damaturu, presided over by Justice Abba Bukar has arraigned a 27 years old man, Bala Usman, a student and an 18 years old woman, Zara Abdullahi, a house wife for committing adultery.
The police prosecutor, Sgt. Habibu Umar, told the court that the case was reported at the Damaturu police area command, by one Malam Ibrahim of Abba Ibrahin extention, Damaturu, the state capital, who reported that on the 6th of May, 2018 at about 2030 hours when he was returning back home from his working place, he caught his wife, Zara Abdullahi having conversation with one Bala Usman of Gwange ward, Damaturu,
through phone, which conversation bordered on having illicit love affairs.
He told the court that while on investigation, both accused persons confessed to have had sexual intercourse three times on different occasions and in different locations.
He told the court that the offence committed by the two accused persons contradicts sections 387 and 388 of the penal code law.
The case was then adjourned to the 21st of June, 2018 for hearing.
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