July 23, 2024

July 23, 2024

Police Arrest 13-Year-Old Boy For Raping Eight Year Old Girl In Gombe

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested by men of the Gombe state police command for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Akko Local Government Area of the state.


Parading the suspect before newsmen, the  command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Buhari Abdullahi, said the 13-year-old suspect was said to have dragged the victim to a lonely path where he had his way.



“On 24th May 2024, a formal complaint was received at Akko Division that on the 22nd May 2024, the suspect dragged an eight-year-old girl to a corner and had canal knowledge of her.

On the 26th May 2024, a formal complaint was received from one Musa Saleh of Hammadu-kafi quarters Gombe that Husseini carried his daughter aged 4 to a corner near his house and put his finger inside her private part.

On receipt of the complaint, detectives from Pantami Division rushed to the scene and arrested the said suspect and took both the suspect and victim to Specialist for medical examination. The case is still under investigation and will be charged to court upon the completion of investigations.



The police PRO also paraded a 45-year-old man identified as Mohammed Yaya from Tumu Akko Local Government Area of Gombe for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old g after offering her N100 and N50 on two different occasions.




“On the 27th of May 2024 the suspect lured a 10-year-old girl into his house and had canal knowledge with her. Upon preliminary investigation, the suspect confessed to having carried out the act on two separate occasions. He disclosed that he gave her 100 and 50 naira respectively. The case is under investigation and will soon be charged to court for prosecution.”

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