The police in Jigawa State have arrested one Musa Alhaji Muhammed, 20, of Tawage village in Gwaram Local Government Area for allegedly raping a housewife. He was said to have abducted the housewife from her matrimonial home into a bush where he raped her. Twelve other men were also arrested for allegedly raping minors in the state.
Parading the suspects in Dutse, the Commissioner of Police, Rasheed Akintunde, said for Mohammed, his victim identified him while carrying out his nefarious act.
Akintunde said information gathered from the victim aided the police in arresting the suspect, adding he had since confessed to the crime and would soon be charged to court.
The police have also arrested seven out of a group of nine suspects who were alleged to have serially raped two sisters last month.
The commissioner listed those arrested in connection to the rape of the sisters to include Ahmadu Abdullahi, Suleman Salisu, Abdullahi Dantsara, Dahiru Danbaba alias Danliti, Jamilu Garba, Surajo Ali and Hassan Mati all of Yankwashe LGA.
The two others are still at large.
The police boss explained that one Nura Garba of Zarenawa quarters of Birnin Kudu, who raped a 15-year-old girl and who conceived in the process, was also arrested.
According to him, in February, a still born baby was found by the police in an uncompleted building and that upon investigation it was discovered that the girl was the mother.
He said the suspect gave her some tablets with a view to abort the pregnancy.
The commissioner said in Jahun, one Abdulkadir Idris of Harbo village allegedly invited a six-year-old girl into his shop and had carnal knowledge of her, saying medical investigation revealed that the girl was raped and in the process sustained injuries
“One Magaji Yusha’u of Majema quarters of Hadejia LGA was arrested in connection with raping a three-year-old girl, while in Maigatari LGAs, one Abdul Kabir, and Sharafadeen Abdulrahim, were arrested for raping six and 13 year old girls respectively,’’ he added.