The Katsina State Police Command has arrested five suspected rapists including a 70-year-old man, Danladi Habibu, who raped an 11-year-old girl.
The command’s spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, paraded the suspects alongside others arrested for cultism, human trafficking and theft, at the police headquarters in Katsina on Friday, March 12.
Briefing newsmen, SP Isah said that the 70-year-old man, Habibu raped his neighbour’s 11-year-old daughter inside an uncompleted building in Danja Local Government Area of the state.
“On the 8/03/2021 at about 2100hours one Mamman Musa reported at Danja Police Station against one Danladi Habibu ‘m’ aged 70years of Hayin Asibity Quarters that on the same date at about 1600hrs the suspect lured his daughter aged 11years into an uncompleted building and have unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.” Isah stated.
Similarly, police arrested one Adamu Usaini,19, for defiling a 3-year- old girl in Bakori local government area.
“On the 8/03/2021 at about 1700hours one Habibu Abdullahi Bakori of Bakori LGA reported at Bakori Police Station against one Adamu Usaini, ‘m’ aged 19years of the same address that the suspect lured his daughter aged 3years old of the same address into a room and have unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing”
The spokesman said “On the 5/03/2021, at about 1800hours, one Adamu Sani of Yammawa Quarters reported at the Central Police Station Katsina against one Usman Abdul ‘m’ aged 24yrs of Sabuwar Unguwa Quarters, Katsina that on several occasion the suspect lured his daughter aged 15yrs who is living with the suspect mother to different locations within Katsina metropolis where he use to have sexual intercourse with the victim as a result of which she conceive 3 months pregnant. Investigation ongoing.”
“On the 3/03/2021 at about 1400hours one Asma’u Garba reported against one Aminu Abubakar ‘m’ of Kofar Sauri Quarters that he lured her daughter one Hajara and had unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.”
Isah also disclosed that the police arrested a 28-year-old man, who raped a girl,13, inside a school in Bakim Dam Quarters.
“On the 7/03/2021 at about 1400hours one Abdullahi Idris of Kafi village in Kankara reported at Kankara Police Station against one Abubakar Shehu,‘m’ aged 28years of Bakin Dam Quarters that on the same date at about 1600hrs the suspect lured his daughter aged 13years old of the same address into Science Secondary School and had unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.”