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Five arrested for gang raping 14-year-old girl in Bauchi



Five persons have been arrested for gang -raping a 14 -year -old girl in Bauchi .
The Bauchi State Police Command said this in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer , Ahmed Wakil , a Deputy Superintendent of Police , and made available to journalists in the state on Saturday .
He said , “ On the 22 nd September 2020 about 11 am, a team of Policemen drafted to Udubo village in Gamawa L .G .A of Bauchi , arrested the following suspects namely ; Sagir Ahmed , Male , ( 22 ) , Muhammed Tukur , Male , ( 24 ) , Haruna Babayo , ( 32 ) , Musa Dahiru , Male , ( 30 ) and Bappah Garba , Male , ( 24 ) , of Unguwar Baba and Unguwar Chadi Gamawa, which have been raping one Hauwa ( not real name) , female , ( 14 ) of the same address at different times and occasions by giving her N 200 and N 500 .
“ When interrogated , all the suspects confessed to the crime . While the victim was taken to General Hospital Gamawa for medical attention. ”
He said that the said Sagir Ahmed mentioned above is one of the wanted suspects for the case of rape.
An investigation is in progress , he added , after which the suspects would be charged to court for prosecution .
Wakil also mentioned that a 28 -year old man was arrested for allegedly luring a 13 – year -old boy and forcefully had anal sexual intercourse with him.Wakil added that , “ On 23 rd September 2020 about 1 pm , one Usman Ahmed , Male aged 46 yrs of Unguwan Doya Gombe Road , Bauchi , reported at ‘A ’ Divisional Headquarters Bauchi that on the same date about 11 am, one Yusuf Yakubu, Male , ( 28 ) of Bayan Ganuwa , Yakubu Wanka Gombe Road Bauchi , lured his son by name Salisu ( not real name) ( 13 ) to his house situated at Bayan Ganuwa area and forcefully had anal sexual intercourse with him.
“ Upon receipt of the report, a team of Policemen was drafted to the scene and the victim was taken to the General Hospital Bauchi for medical treatment .
“ All suspects arrested confessed to the crime . An investigation is in progress after which the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution. ”

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