The Gombe State Police Command has paraded one Sanusi Usman, 25, for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl.
Parading the suspect on Friday at the state Anti-Robbery Squad, Gombe, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mary Malum, noted that Usman confessed to the crime.
The PPRO said the victim was going to grind maize when Usman intercepted her, adding that a plastic bucket containing the maize was recovered from the suspect’s apartment.
She said, “The police from the Pantami division arrested the suspect over the rape of the girl. They both reside in Jekadafari quarters, Gombe. The suspect lured her into his flat, held her hostage overnight and sexually assaulted her. Investigation is ongoing and the will be charged.”
Malum added that the command would continue to partner the members of the public in fighting crimes in the state.