18-YEAR OLD MAN ARRESTED FOR DEFILING 2-YEAR OLD GIRL IN ADAMAWA
The Adamawa State Police command has arrested an 18-year old man for defiling a 2-year old girl in Jimeta area, Yola.
The Adamawa State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020, in Yola.
The PPRO said the suspect lives in Jambutu Aso Rock, in Yola North Local Government Area of the State.
He said that the suspect committed the offence on July 28th and was arrested by detectives attached to Karewa Division in Yola North Local Government Area of the state.
“The suspect, whose shop is next to that of the victim’s mother, took the victim to a Bekaji Primary School, Jimeta, on the pretext of being a good neighbour and (allegedly) raped her.
“The mother, who noticed the swollen private part of her baby immediately reported to the police and the suspect was arrested.
“The victim is now undergoing medical treatment while the suspect is taken into custody for further investigation and prosecution,” Nguroje said.