Teenagers making love in cemetery arraigned

Two teenagers caught making love at a cemetery have been arraigned at the Upper Sharia Court, Tudun Nupawa, Kaduna State.

But the teenagers, Abulmalik and 16-year-old Hadiza said it was the devil that pushed them into committing the act.

The prosecutor told the court that he caught them at the Tudun wada cemetery when he was passing by.

“I heard some disturbing noise inside the cemetery and I waited for a while to be very sure of what I heard only to see the two of them making love.”

He said he quietly went to arrest the two lovebirds and subsequently decided to charge them to court for committing an offence.

The prosecutor added that they committed an offence contrary the state Sharia law which is in force in the state.

On interrogation, the duo pleaded guilty to the offence levelled against them, saying it was the devil that pushed them.

In his ruling, the presiding Sharia court judge, Mallam Muhammad Lawal Saulawa adjourned the case till 7 July for judgement.