JIGAWA POLICE ARRESTS 70 YEAR OLD MAN OVER RAPE OF MINOR
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Jigawa State Command has announced the arrest of a 70-year-old man, Adamu Garba and a 35-year-old Haruna Musa for allegedly rapping a 14-year-old girl at Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of the State.
This information was contained in a statement issued by the State Police scribe, ASP Lawan Shiisu Ahmad in Dutse and received by Eons intelligence today.
The State Police spokesperson stated that the arrest was based on Police investigations in response to a complaint by one Aminu Sule, an older brother of the victim, from Gangare quarters of Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
During investigation, the victim informed the Police that the suspect invited her to his apartment under the pretence of buying fried yams, which she was hawking at the time. However, the accused allegedly forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
The Police said the victim had been taken to the Sexual Assault Referral Center, Dutse for medical care and that the suspects were subsequently arrested.
The Police Scribe also noted that investigation is ongoing and that the suspects will have their day in court as soon as possible.
He restated his Command's determination to rid the State of criminals and called on the members of the general public to always endeavour to avail the Police of useful information from time to time.
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