Police arrest 5 suspected rapists including 70-year-old grandfather in Katsina
The Katsina State Police Command in in custody of no fewer than five (5) people suspected to have been involved in rape at different locations in the state.
The suspects, who were paraded before journalists at the police headquarters in Katsina State included a 70-year-old man, Danladi Habibu who was arrested for raping and impregnating a 14-year-old girl in Danja Local Government Area of the state.
Also among the paraded suspects is one Adamu Usaini, a 19 years old teenager residing in Bakori local government area of Katsina State who was arrested by the state police command for luring and defiling a 3 years old girl.
The police spokesman in the state Gambo Isah, Explained: “On the 5/03/2021, at about 1800hours, one ADAMU SANI ‘m’ of YAMMAWA QUARTERS reported at the Central Police Station Katsina against one USMAN ABDUL ‘m’ aged 24yrs of SABUWAR UNGUWA QUARTERS Katsina that on several occasion the suspect (USMAN ABDUL) lured his daughter aged 15yrs who is living with the suspect mother to different locations within Katsina metropolis where he use to have sexual intercourse with the victim as a result of which she conceive 3 months pregnant. Investigation ongoing.”
Similarly, “on the 3/03/2021 at about 1400hours one ASMA’U GARBA reported against one AMINU ABUBAKAR ‘m’ of KOFAR SAURI QUARTERS that he lured her daughter one HAJARA and have unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.”
Also: “On the 8/03/2021 at about 2100hours one MAMMAN MUSA reported at DANJA POLICE STATION against one DANLADI HABIBU ‘m’ aged 70years of HAYIN ASIBITI QUARTERS that on the same date at about 1600hrs the suspect lured his daughter aged 11years into an uncompleted building and have unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.”
SP Gambo Isah also said that: “On the 7/03/2021 at about 1400hours one ABDULLAHI IDRIS of KAFI VILLAGE KANKARA reported at KANKARA POLICE STATION against one ABUBAKAR SHEHU ‘m’ aged 28years of BAKIN DAM QUARTERS MALUMFASHI that on the same date at about 1600hrs the suspect lured his daughter aged 13years old of the same address into SCIENCE SECONDARY SCHOOL and have unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.”
Gambo added that: “On the 8/03/2021 at about 1700hours one HABIBU ABDULLAHI of BAKORI LGA reported at BAKORI POLICE STATION against one ADAMU USAINI ‘m’ aged 19years of the same address that the suspect lured his daughter aged 3years old of the same address into a room and have unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.”