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Man arrested for sodomising son in Bauchi [PHOTOS]

BAUCHI, Nigeria – The State police in Bauchi have arrested a 28-year-old father for allegedly sodomising his 13-year-old son at Yakubu Wanka area of Bauchi metropolis last Wednesday.

The man identified as Yusuf Yakubu, according to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Bauchi State Police Command, DSP Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Wakili, was arrested following a complaint made by one Usman Ahmed at the ‘A’ Divisional headquarters in Bauchi.

The PPRO stated in a press release he made available on Saturday that the suspect arrested upon the receipt of the complaint.

“On 23/09/2020 about 1300hrs, one Usman Ahmed ‘m’ aged of Unguwan Doya Gombe road Bauchi reported at ‘A’ Divisional Headquarters Bauchi that, on the same date at about 1100hrs, one Yusuf Yakubu ‘m’ aged 28yrs of Bayan Ganuwa Yakubu Wanka Gombe road, Bauchi, lured his son by name Salisu (not real name) ‘m’ aged 13yrs to his house situated at Bayan Ganuwa area and forcefully had anal-sexual intercourse with him.

“On receipt of the report team of policemen were drafted to the scene. Victim was taken to the General Hospital, Bauchi, for medical treatment.

“All suspects were arrested and confessed to the crime. Investigation is in progress after which suspect will be charged to court for prosecution,” the police spokesman stated.

In another development, DSP Wakili informed that five suspects were arrested by the police for continuously defiling a 14-year-old girl at Udubo in Gamawa Local Government Area of the state.

The suspects, Sagir Ahmed (22); Muhammed Tukur (24); Haruna Baba Babayo (32); Musa Dahiru (30) and Bappah Garba (24), residents of Unguwar Baba and Unguwar Chadi in Gamawa, have at different times defile the victim.

The PPRO informed that the suspects have been giving the victim between N200 and N500 to defile her, adding that the suspects confessed to the crime on their arrest.

One of the suspects, Sagir Ahmed, according to Wakili, has earlier been declared wanted for a case of rape.

He stated that the police are investigating the case, adding that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigating is completed.

Meanwhile, the police spokesman stated that the state Commissioner of Police, Lawan Tanko Jimeta, has called on the people of the state to continue to give vital information that may ease the task of the police in their operations to stem crimes in the state.

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