Anguwar Doya, in the Kirfi local government area of Bauchi state, has been raided for reportedly rapping his three-year-old daughter.
The arrest was made on the 9th of January, 2022, following a report filed by the victim’s mother at Kirfi Divisional Police Headquarters, according to state police spokesperson Ahmed Wakil in a statement released on Saturday, January 15.
Doctors at the General Hospital Kirfi, where the youngster was admitted for treatment, confirmed that she had been defiled. At the conclusion of the investigation, they will be charged in court.
The statement read;
“On 9th January, 2022, one Maryam Abdullahi (24) of Anguwar Doya, Kirfi L.G.A, Bauchi State, reported at Kirfi Divisional police Headquarters that on the same date at about 6.00pm, her husband, one Ali Lawan, asked her to bring him a mat to lay down their daughter, Hajara (not real name), aged 3, to sleep.
“Later, she came back to the room and met Hajara lying down unconscious, sweating and vomiting through her mouth and nose; and her private part was swollen.
“On receipt of the report, a team of detectives was drafted to the scene and rushed the victim to the General Hospital Kirfi for immediate medical attention. Doctors certified her to have been raped. The suspect was arrested and investigation is ongoing after which the suspect will be charged to court.”