The Suspect, Haruna Lawal
A 60-year-old man identified as Haruna Lawal has been arrested by the Niger state police command for allegedly having catnal knowledge of an eight-year-old girl in Wushishi community in the state.
A statement from the spokesperson of the state police command, Wasiu Abiodun, says Haruna, a scavenger, saw the little girl while she was hawking fish in the area. He allegedly offered her a N100 note and then took her into an uncompleted building where he molested her.
Wasiu said during interrogation, Haruna confessed to the crime and will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.