Man, accused of hypnotizing and having sex with seven women


Sani Idris, 40, has been accused of hypnotizing and having sexual intercourse with seven married women and has been remanded in prison custody on the orders of a Katsina Senior Magistrate Court

Idris of Maska village in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State allegedly  lied to his victims that their husbands were wizards and members of the occult.

Police said, that c ontrary to section 283 and 95 of the Penal Code, the accused faces charges of rape and ‘attempt to commit an offence to wit causing miscarriage.

Senior Magistrate Abdulkareem Umar had remanded Idris in prison custody on Friday and adjourned the case till July 24, 2017 for mention.

The court was also informed by the police that the husband of one of the victims, Muntari Samaila, lodged a complaint against Idris at the Funtua Central Police station, the previous day on 19 year old wife, Maimunatu, told him that  Idris  who claimed to be a soothsayer had phoned her with number, 08148122935, asking her to come down to his house located also at Maska village.

He added that on getting to the house, Idris allegedly told Maimunatu that her husband was a wizard and that he would help her to “tackle him.”

The accused was said to have thereafter prepared some concoction for Maimunatu to drink to abort her one month pregnancy after which recited some incantations.

Sumaila further told the police that the accused subsequently had sex with Maimunatu and warned her not to tell anyone.

“Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to have committed the offence and further said he had done the same thing to other women,” the police First Information Report stated.


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