The 18-year-old defendant, who lives at Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Kano, is in court on one-count charge of rape.
The Prosecution Counsel, Halliru Isa, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on 8th January, 2021 at Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Kano.
He stated that on the same date at about 4:30 pm., the defendant, deceived the five-year-old girl, lured her to his room and raped her.
Isa said that the offence contravened Section 283 of the Penal Code.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the plea of the defendant was not taken.
Senior Magistrate Haulatu Magaji ordered that the defendant be remanded in a correctional centre.
Thereafter, the Magistrate adjourned the case till 16th February, 2021 for further hearing.