Iliyasu, 40, who resides at Unguwar Dabai Quarters, Kano, is facing a one-count charge of enticing married
However, the defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge but the Senior Magistrate, Aminu Fagge, ordered that he be remanded in prison.
Sale said Nasiru Yusuf of the same address reported the case to Rijiyar Zaki police Division, Kano, on Nov. 25
He said that on the same date at about 5 p.m., Iliyasu allegedly sent his phone number to Mariya, who is wifeto the complainant, Mohammed Yusuf, through Miss Islam Umar of Unguwar Dabai Quarters Kano.He added that the defendant told Islam to tell Mariya that the phone number belonged to his wife, Hajiya Binta and that she should call her.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 389 of the penal code.
Meanwhile, the senior magistrate had adjourned the case until Jan. 5 for mention as he ordered his remand. (NAN)