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8-month pregnant woman gang-raped by cattle herders in Abuja

Two cattle herders have pleaded guilty to abducting and raping a woman after being arraigned before an area court in Gwagwalada in the FCT on Tuesday, March 7. 

The Prosecutor, Dabo Yakubu, told the court that the defendants, Nuru Tukur (21) and Yusufa Haruna (29), on February 25, abducted the woman who was eight months pregnant from her house in Abaji Area Council of the FCT, took her to a bush where both of them raped her.

One Abubakar Wakili of Yaba in Abaji Area Council reported the matter at Gwagwalada Area Command office on February 26.

The Judge, Malam Abdullahi Abdulkarim, deferred sentencing in order for him to see and know the condition of the victim. He however ordered that they be remanded in a correctional centre pending sentencing on March 22.

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