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General News of Sunday, 13 September 2020


Police arrests man, 35, for defiling minor

A 35-year-old man has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl.

Identified as Dahiru Shuaibu, the suspect is reported to have carried out the act on the girl in the Sabon Gari community in Girei, near the state capital, Yola, were they both reside.

This was contained in a police press statement obtained on Sunday.

“The Command through its gallant men attached to Girei Division apprehended a 35-year-old Dahiru Shuaibu, a resident of Sabon Gari Sangre in Girei Local Government Area for having carnal knowledge of a 10-year-old girl,” the statement said.

In the statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, the Police Command assured that the victim would get all necessary medical attention.

It added that the suspect would be prosecuted to ensure that his victim gets justice.

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