He is being prosecuted on a five-count charge of criminal abduction, Illicit sex, sexual exploitation and unlawful carnal knowledge.
A Special Police Prosecutor, Kenneth Dika, marked the charge sheet in a suit number FHC/YNG/17c/2016.
The charges read to Yunusa expressed : “That Yunusa Dahiru a male occupant in Opolo-Epie zone of Yenagoa in Bayelsa State schemed with the twosome of Dankano Mohammed and Mallam AlHassan between August 2015 and Febuary, 2016 to submit an offense of snatching and in this way dedicated offense culpable under area 27(a) of the Trafficking in persons (preclusion) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2015.
“That Yunusa Dahiru snatched Ese Oruru by method for pressure, transported and harbored her in Kano State and consequently dedicated an offense culpable under segment 13(2)(b) of the Trafficking in Persons restriction Enforcement and Administration Act, 2015.
“That you Yunusa Dahiru prompted Ese Oruru by the utilization of misleading and pressure to run with you from Yenagoa to Kano State with aim that she be constrained or enticed into unlawful intercourse and in this way dedicated an offense culpable under area 15(a) of the Trafficking in persons (preclusion) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2015
“That you Yunusa Dahiru secured Ese Oruru and subjected her into sexual abuse in Kano State and along these lines submitted an offense culpable under area 16(1) of the Trafficking in Persons (restriction) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2015.
“That you Yinusa Dahiru had unlawful coitus with of Ese Oruru without her assent and consequently perpetrated an offense in opposition to area 357 of the criminal code Act and culpable under segment 358 of the Criminal code ACT, Cap.C.38 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.”
Yunusa, who wore yellow caftan and chestnut top in the midst of overwhelming security argued not blameworthy to the charges read to him in Pidgin English.
Endeavors by a police translator to help the charged with indigenous Hausa Language, were opposed by the Presiding Judge, Justice H.A.Nganjiwa.
In the wake of listening to the police prosecutor and the attorney to the charged, Kayode Olaosebikan, the judge dismissed the matter to March 14.
The judge, who said the court’s need was to hear the case and other related movements, remanded Yunusa to jail care till the dismissed date to hear a safeguard application documented by the charged legal counselor.
While identifying with writers, Olaosebikan, portrayed the case as that of two affection fowls who chose to steal away.
He said: “We have connected for safeguard and the court will control on it on the dismissed date. The prosecutor has documented their case. It is simple for the prosecutor to heap up issues, now they need to demonstrate it past sensible uncertainty.
“We see the case as that of two adoration flying creatures. We call it elopatic. It is instance of Yunusa, a 18 years of age kid in adoration with a 14 years of age young lady and they consented to steal away.”