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13-Year-Old Boy Def!les Eight-Year-Old Girl In Gombe

Posted by Samuel on Sat 01st Jun, 2024 - tori.ng

Two others, an 18-year-old Usman Husseini and 45-year-old Mohammed Yaya, were also paraded on Friday by the police for allegedly defiling their victims on different occasions.

 R*pe

A 13-year-old suspect has been paraded by the Gombe State Police Command.

The boy was paraded over the r*pe of an eight-year-old girl in Akko local government area of the state.

Two others, an 18-year-old Usman Husseini and 45-year-old Mohammed Yaya, were also paraded on Friday by the police for allegedly defiling their victims on different occasions.

ASP Buhari Abdullahi, the Police Public Relations Officer, during a press briefing at the command’s headquarters in Gombe, explained that the 13-year-old suspect was said to have dragged the victim to a lonely path where he had his way.

According to him, “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.”

He further explained that 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.

The PPRO stated that 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, stressing that the case is still under investigation and will be charged to court upon the completion of investigations.

The state police spokesman said that Yaya from Tumu Akko Local Government Area of Gombe allegedly defiled a 10-year-old girl after offering her N100 and N50 on two different occasions.

He said that on the 27th of May, 2024, the suspect lured a 10-year-old girl into his house and had canal knowledge with her, pointing out that 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, saying that the case is under investigation and will soon be charged to court for prosecution.

Abdullahi said that the issue of r*pe has serious attention of the government and that the Department of Public Prosecutions is taking it up on itself to tackle r*pe and other forms of abuses, while commenting on the implementation of the Child Protection policy in the state.



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