As cases of rape continue to be on high increase in Nigeria, two suspects identified as Aminu Abdullahi, 19 , and Abubakar Haruna, 32, have been arrested by the Adamawa state police command for an allege rape.
The rapists we’re reported to have raped a 9-year-old and 15-year-old girls respectively.
Sulaiman Nguroje, the police command’s spokesperson in Adamawa state said, the suspects were arrested for allegedly raping two minors in Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area of the state.
Nguroje revealed that the arrest of the suspects came after the police received information from members of the public.
”(Police) 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.”