Police in Adamawa arrest 52-year-old school principal for defiling minor

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Police in Adamawa arrest 52-year-old school principal for defiling minor

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a 52-year-old man, Enoch Kwaleji, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl in Sangere Jabbi Lamba, Girei Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Kwaleji is a vice principal of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) in Abba Murke, Song LGA.

A statement by Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje, said the suspect who is a resident of Jabbi Lamba, Girei had been taken into custody.

“The Adamawa State Police Command on November 20, 2022, apprehended a 52-year-old man for raping a 13-year-old in Sangere Jabbi Lamba, Girei LGA.

“The suspect, one Enoch Kwaleji a resident of Salama House Sangere Jabbi-Jamba, Girei was said to have On November 15 at about 1900hrs lured the victim to an uncompleted building and forcefully had undue carnal knowledge of her.

“The incident was reported to the Divisional Police Headquarters in Jabbi-Lamba by the victim’s mother.

“The Commissioner of police who frowned at the irritable incident has directed the officer in charge of the family unit to take over the investigation and ensure diligent prosecution.

“The police boss equally advised members of the public particularly parents to be watchful of their children, especially the girl child against criminally minded elements who are roaming about seeking who to take advantage of,” Nguroje said.