Mass arrests in Kano child rape case

A court has charged 57 suspects with rape in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.

State Police Commissioner Muhammad Musa Katsina said at least two of the victims had tested HIV positive, while others are still receiving treatment in hospital for injuries sustained while being raped.

The victims were between two and 12 years of age.

The suspects have pleaded not guilty and have been remanded in prison.