Police arrest 2 for allegedly raping minors in Adamawa



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Police in Adamawa has arrested two suspects for alleged raping of two minors in Jambutu,  Yola North Local Government Area of the state.

Disclosing this in Yola on Sunday, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said that the two suspects, Aminu Abdullahi, 19, and Abubakar Haruna, 32, were arrested separately for allegedly raping a 9 years old and a 15 years old, respectively.

“Detectives attached to Doubeli Division in Yola North LGA  on July 29, arrested one Aminu Abdullahi, 19, for raping a 9 year old.

“The suspect met his 9 year old victim at Jambutu Football field playing and  took her into an uncompleted building and had carnal knowledge of her.

“While, the second suspect ( Abubakar Haruna ,32 ) on July 30, forcefully raped a 15-year -old  victim who happened to be his  neighbor after deceiving her with pretext to send her on an errand.

“The victims were rushed to Hospital  for medical screenings while the suspects  had confessed to committing the crimes  and  are now under  police custody for further  investigations, ” Nguroje said.

He explained that the command received the voluntary information from good Samaritans that the suspects  allegedly raped the underaged.

Nguroje said  that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Olugbenga Adeyanju, commended members of the public, especially those that keyed into the fight against Gender Based Violence and Sexual Assaults against Women  and Children in the state.

He said that the commissioner advised parents to closely monitor their wards and tech them to keep distance from persons with questionable characters.

He added that the command would continue to protect lives and property of the residents.

He urged the people to report any suspicious and strange movements around them to the nearest security post for quick response. (NAN)


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