Katsina State Police Command has arrested nine suspects for serially raping a 14- years-old girl in Mai’adua local government area of the state.
SP Gambo Isah who disclosed this yesterday, while parading the suspects at the state’s Police Command headquarters, said the suspects were arrested based on investigation carried out after the Police received report on the rape victim.
“The fact of the case was that on 06/11/2020 at about 14:20hrs, one Mu’azu Yakubu, m, aged 40yrs of Kwadage village, Mai’adua LGA of Katsina State reported at Mai’adua Division that at different dates and time the following persons: Ya’u Miko, m, aged 40yrs; Taade Nati, m, aged 35yrs; Saminu Hashimu, m, aged 25yrs; Mannir Yunusa, m, aged 35yrs; Danladi Idi, m, aged 30yrs; Rabi’u Abdu, m, 40yrs; Burhani Malam Sanda, m, aged 30yrs; Isiya Yunusa, m, aged 30yrs; Musa Haru, m, aged 60yrs; all of Kwadage village, Mai’adua LGA of Katsina State, lured his daughter one Auwa Mato, ‘f’, aged 14yrs of the same address, and had an unlawful carnal knowledge with her.
“ In the course of investigation the suspects confessed to the commission of the offence.”
He further explained that the suspects were taken to Comprehensive Health Centre Maiadua for medical examination which shows that suspect Shafi’u Mamman and the victim, have tested positive to HIV, adding that investigation is ongoing.