A 35-year-old man was detained in Kebbi State by members of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly defiling a five-year-old girl.
The state’s NSCDC commandant, Umar Musa-Bala, told reporters that the suspect who had been on the run had been apprehended on July 6.
“The suspect was apprehended by the corps’ Intelligence Department on June 13 after committing the crime in the Shiyar Fara Area of Jega Local Government Area of the state, but he managed to flee.
On July 6, he was caught by our surveillance team and returned to Birnin Kebbi,” he stated.
“Intelligence Department of the corps apprehended the suspect on June 13 after committing the crime at Shiyar Fara Area of Jega Local Government Area of the state, but he ran away.
He was later apprehended by our men on surveillance on July 6 and brought back to Birnin Kebbi’’ he said
The NSCDC spokesperson also disclosed that one Hussaini Abubakar, 22, of Kofar Masama area in Gwandu Local Government Area of the state was arrested on July 14 after he abducted a three-year-old girl at Badariya area in Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area. He said the suspect was about taking his victim to an unknown destination when members of the community alerted operatives who arrested him.
“A thorough investigation was carried out and it was confirmed beyond doubt that his intent was to abduct the girl to an unknown area,’’ he stressed.