The Jigawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 65-year-old man for allegedly impregnating an 11-year-old girl after allegedly raping her on five different occasions.
The corps spokesman, SC Adamu Shehu, made the disclosure, yesterday, in Dutse, saying the suspect, Adamu Abdullahi alias Nagida of Jarmai quarters of Gawo village in Babura Local Government Area (LGA) of Jigawa State, was arrested while committing the crime by the personnel of the corps last Saturday at around 11:00am while election was going on.
According to him, the suspect was able to lure his victim (name withheld) of same address, who hawks onion after cultivating a long term patronage of her product.
Shehu said the suspect had canal knowledge of his victim after inviting her to his house on five different occasions, noting that the victim told the personnel of the corps that Abdullahi threatened to kill her should she exposed the illicit affair.
“The victim is a street hawker, she sells onions. The girl said he used to buy onions from her and in the process will invite her into his house and rape her. She said it happened five times.
“In the course of interrogation, the victim said she kept going back because he gives her more money. He also threatened her not to tell anybody. Medical tests from Babura General hospital, shows that the girl is pregnant.”
He said the suspect had already confessed to the crime and that he would soon be charged to court.