Police in Bauchi arrest six suspects over rape, sodomy

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From Ahmad SAKA, Bauchi

Bauchi State Police Command has arrested six suspects allegedly accused of committing an unnatural offence, atrocities as raping a 14-year-old girl.

Police Public Relations Officer PPRO DSP Mohammed Ahmed Wakil, confirming the incident via a statement stated that “Usman Ahmed aged 46yrs of Unguwan Doya Gombe road Bauchi reported at ‘A’ Divisional Headquarters Bauchi that, Yusuf Yakubu aged 28yrs of Bayan Ganuwa Yakubu Wanka Gombe road Bauchi lured his son by name Salisu (not real name ) ‘m’ aged 13yrs to his house situated at Bayan Ganuwa area and forcefully had anal-sexual intercourse with him”.

Wakil said “. On receipt of the report team of Policemen were drafted to the scene victim was taken to General Hospital Bauchi for medical treatment, all suspects arrested and confessed to the criminal investigation is in progress after which suspect will be charged to court for prosecution”.

Police Spokesman said “ a team of Policemen drafted to Udubo village Gamawa L.G.A arrested five suspects Sagir Ahmed aged 22yrs, Muhammed Tukur aged 24yrs, Haruna Baba Babayo 32yrs, Musa Dahiru aged 30yrs and Bappah Garba aged 24yrs all of Unguwar Baba and Unguwar Chadi Gamawa respectively, which have been raping one Hauwa (not real name) ‘f’ aged 14yrs of the same address at different times and occasion and given her N200, N500 respectively, when interrogated all the suspects confessed to the crime. While the victim was taken to General Hospital Gamawa for medical attention similarly, the said Sagir Ahmed mentioned above is one of the wanted suspects for the case of rape.

The investigation is in progress after which suspect will be charged to court for prosecution”

He said the Commissioner of Police Bauchi State Command CP Lawan Tanko Jimeta, urged people of the state to continue exercising their civic responsibility of pointing and giving vital information that may ease Police in its operations to stem the state of all vices of Rape, Crime and Criminality.

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