One Lawani Sani in Katsina State has been arrested by the police for forcefully penetrating his neighbour’s daughter who is of age 13.
Confirming the incident in a statement on Thursday, January 21, the state Police Command spokesman, SP Isah Gambo, said the 62-year-old man was arrested for sexually violating the teenage girl at Unguwar Yari area of the state.
Gambo disclosed that the victim’s mother had reported to the Central Police Station in the state capital, alleging that one Sani raped her daughter.
“On 14/01/2021 at about 1330hrs one Magajiya Ashababu, ‘F’, of Yammawa Quarters, Katsina, reported at the Central Police Station, Katsina, that on the same date at about 17:15hrs, one Lawal Sani, ‘M’, aged 62yrs of Sokoto Rima Quarters, Katsina, lured her daughter, aged 13yrs of the same address at Unguwar Yari Quarters, Katsina and forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her. An investigation is ongoing,” Gambo revealed.
The police spokesman lamented over the recent rise in cases of rape across the state. Gambo charged residents, most especially parents to always look after their wards.
He, however, confirmed that the Command has arrested eight suspected rapists in six reported cases between 9 – 14 of January 2021.
He said: “Consequently, the Command, under the leadership of CP Sanusi Buba, psc, is collaborating with relevant stakeholders such as the Government, traditional institutions such as religious leaders, women organizations, the media, Civil society organization, Trade Unions, etc.”
Meanwhile, rape suspects arrested in Bauchi State has stated that they rape their victims to experiment what their eyes see in pornographic videos, Naija News reports.