The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested five men have been arrested for gang-raping a 14-year-old girl
in Udubo village, Gamawa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
According to a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, on Saturday, the victims was violated several times before the suspect were nabbed.
The statement read: “On the 22nd September 2020 about 11am, a team of Policemen drafted to Udubo village in Gamawa L.G.A of Bauchi, arrested the following suspects namely; Sagir Ahmed, Male, (22), Muhammed Tukur, Male, (24), Haruna Babayo, (32), Musa Dahiru, Male, (30) and Bappah Garba, Male, (24), of Unguwar Baba and Unguwar Chadi Gamawa, which have been raping one Hauwa (not real name), female, (14) of the same address at different times and occasions by giving her N200 and N500.
“When interrogated, all the suspects confessed to the crime. The victim had taken to the General Hospital Gamawa for medical attention.”
In a similar incident, a 28-year old man was arrested for allegedly luring a 13-year-old boy and forcefully having anal sexual intercourse with him.
The suspect reportedly committed the offence at Unguwan Doya Gombe Road, Bauchi.
The police spokesperson said: “On 23rd September 2020 about 1 pm, one Usman Ahmed, Male aged 46 years of Unguwan Doya Gombe Road, Bauchi, reported at ‘A’ Divisional Headquarters Bauchi that on the same date about 11 am, one Yusuf Yakubu, Male, (28) of Bayan Ganuwa, Yakubu Wanka Gombe Road Bauchi, lured his son by name Salisu (not real name ) (13) to his house situated at Bayan Ganuwa area and forcefully had anal sexual intercourse with him.
“Upon receipt of the report, a team of Policemen was drafted to the scene and the victim was taken to the General Hospital Bauchi for medical treatment.
“The suspects confessed to the crime. An investigation is in progress after which the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.”