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Fulani herdsman remanded for allegedly raping pregnant woman in Benue.

The Benue State Police Command has arraigned a Fulani herdsman identified as Umaru Easyam for alleged rape of a pregnant house wife in the state.

The prosecuting Officer, Sergeant Godwin Ato told the court that the husband of the victim, in company of Civilian Joint Task Force members in the area had on November 20 arrested and brought the accused to Naka Police Station.

The complainant stated that the arrested herder abandoned his cows and forcefully had sexual intercourse with his wife who was returning from the farm.

It was during police investigation that the accused was apprehended.

No plea was taken for want of jurisdiction while the prosecutor said investigation was still in progress and asked for another date.

Counsel to the accused Mr T. A Ahmed said he will apply for the bail of his client.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Isaac Ajim ordered that the accused be remanded at Federal Prison Makurdi.

The case has been adjourned to February next year for further mention.

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