3 minors arrested for gang-rapping, killing 13-years old girl in Katsina
The police in Katsina State have arrested three teenage boys in Danmusa Local Government Area for allegedly gang-raping and drowning a 13-year-old girl to death in a pond.
Police Spokesman in the state, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this during a press briefing on Wednesday in Katsina.
Isah said that the suspects were aged between 15 and 16.
According to him, “On 14/08/2020 at 15:45 hrs, based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in arresting the of trio of 1. Mubarak Lawan, m, aged 16yrs 2. Anas Ibrahim, m, aged 15yrs and Aliyu Mika, m, aged 15yrs all of Danmusa town, Danmusa LGA of Katsina state, who conspired, attacked and raped one Safiya Basiru, ‘f’, aged 13yrs of Dutsen-Dadi village, Danmusa LGA of Katsina state, inside their farmland and thereafter threw her into a nearby pond, in which as a result she got drowned and died.
“The dead body of the victim was later recovered and taken to Danmusa Hospital where she was confirmed died.
“In the course of investigation suspects confessed to the commission of the crime. Investigation is ongoing.”