17-year-boy arrested for allegedly raping minor in Jigawa

Jigawa State police command have arrested 17-year-old boy for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl in Kuttu village, Garki local Government area of Jigawa State

Police spokesman in the State, ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam stated this in a statement saying the incident occurred on Wednesday when the victim was sent by her mother to fetch ”faru” fruits in the bush.

He said one Rabi’u Suleiman of Wauta Fulani camp met and raped her and the suspect was traced and arrested and the victim was taken to the Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Dutse for medical examination.

The case is still under investigation.


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