A SIXTY-YEAR-OLD man named Muhammed Dahiru was yesterday, arrested by the police in Bauchi State for allegedly raping a five-year-child.
Bauchi State Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, stated this in a statement he released to newsmen.
According to him, the suspect threatened to slaughter his victim if she disclosed his identity.
“On 20th September, 2020, at about 10am, one Auwalu Isah, came to the police station and reported that on 19th September, 2020, at about 2pm, one Muhammed Dahiru, male (60) of same address, lured his five-year daughter into an uncompleted building and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. Muhammed Dahiru, in connivance with area court, Nahuta, recently served the victim’s father court summons for a case of defamation of character” he said.
Wakil added that upon receipt of the complaint, a team of detectives was drafted to the scene and the victim was taken to the General Hospital, Toro, for medical care.
He said that the suspect was arrested and investigation was ongoing after which suspect would be charged to court.