A Jos Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced a 73 -year -old man , Gabriel Kehen , to two years imprisonment for Attempting to rape an eight -year –old boy .
Kehen was charged with attempting to have canal knowledge of the boy through an unnatural means .
Magistrate Yahaya Mohammed , who sentenced the convict after he pleaded guilty and begged for leniency , did not give him an option of fine .
The Prosecutor, U .L Ocho , had told the court that the incident occurred on April 26.
Ocho said Angela Bakun of Tudunwada reported that the septuagenarian lured her grandson , into his house to rape him .
“ Only God can tell how many young children he has done this with, but we thank God he was caught this time , ” Ocho said .
The accused pleaded guilty to the charge and said he would never do it again.