NSCDC arrest man, 42 for allegedly defiling minor in Kebbi



The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps () arrested a 42-year-old man over alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl in Kabbi.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occured Diri village in Sakaba Local Government Area of the state.The Commandant, Suleiman Ibrahim-Mafara, paraded the man, along with three other suspected criminals, the command headquarters Wednesday in Birnin . He said preliminary investigation and available had shown that the girl was defiled.“

A medical record obtained from hospital and confessional statement from both the survivor and the suspect confirmed penetration.“As soon as we complete investigation, we will prosecute the suspect in the court of law for legal sanction,” Ibrahim-Mafara said.He said that two of the three other suspected criminals were arrested suspicion of criminal conspiracy, trespass and theft.According to  him, the two men were suspected to have stolen a motorccle Medical CentreBirnin .The Commandant added that the fourth suspect was arrested for unlawful possession of a locally made fire arm, intimidation and criminal trespass.He assured that as soon as investigation was completed, all the suspects would be charged to court for appropriate sanction.Meanwhile, a civil group, the Technical Gender Based Violence in ,  said it would push for full prosecution of the rape case.A member of group, Ibrahim Ngaski told Journalists that they would follow the case to logical conclusion,to ensure that the victim gets justice

.He lauded the for discharging duties diligently and urged them to sustain the tempo for the good of all.Ngaski appealed to Kebbi to expedite action in passing the Gender Base Violence Bill before it, to curb the recurrence of rape and other related crimes in the .“Passing this Bill into law will certainly curtail the incessant cases of rape and other related cases across the state.“I want to advise parents not to feel shy in cases related to rape, instead, they should endeavour to expose the culprits to relevant authorities for appropriate measures against the perpetrators, to rid the of the menace,” he added. (NAN)