Police Nab Eleven Men For Raping 12-Year-Old in Jagawa

By Daily Report Nigeria
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Rape cases have become incessant in Nigeria lately

The Police Command in Jigawa has taken into custody, eleven men linked to the alleged raping of a girl who is said to be just 12 years of age.

According to the police, the incident took place in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa.

Spokesman of the Jigawa State police command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, who confirmed the act, revealed that the victim was sexually abused at the Limawa quarters of the local government headquarters.

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According to Jinjiri, a tip off following complaints from residents in the Local Government Area led to the arrest of Alhaji Zuwai, who hails from Ma’ai village.

Alhaji Zuwai was reportedly seen at Limawa market while he was trying to lure his victim who is resident in the same address to have carnal knowledge of her.

Alhaji Zuwai was immediately apprehended by the police following the tip-off.

The victim in the course of interrogation, further disclosed eleven other men who had been violating her on various countless occasions.

Superintendent Jinjiri, the police spokesman disclosed that all eleven suspects linked to the act were picked up by the police and all confessed to the heinous crime.

As at the time of filing this report, the case has been registerd for further investigation at the State CID in Dutse.

Meanwhile, the police command in Edo has arrested a suspect linked to the reported gang-rape of Miss Uwaila Vera Omozuwa, the 100 Level student of Microbiology in the University of Benin.

Uwaila was reported beaten, raped and battered with a fire extinguisher in the face, leading to her untimely death on Saturday.

She was just 22years of age and her death has given rise to a renewed call for stiffer punishment for perpetrators of rape across the country.

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