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Police arrest 5 men for allegedly raping 16-year-old girl in Kebbi

The Kebbi State Police Command has arrested five men for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in Koko-Besse Local Government Area of the state.

The state Commissioner of Police, CP Samuel Musa, paraded the five culprits alongside other crime suspects when he briefed newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday, August 29, 2023.

“On Aug. 17 at about 1:00 p.m., one Ahmed Muhammed of Koko town in Koko-Besse Local Government Area (LGA) reported that his 16-year-old daughter, left home to an unknown destination,” the CP stated.

During investigation, she was traced to somewhere in Koko town, and she revealed that five persons had cabal knowledge of her.

“She disclosed that one Suleiman Abubakar, Yunusa Garba, Suleiman Hamza, Yahaya Abubakar and Shamsudden muhammed of the same address lured her to their houses on different occasions and had sexual intercourse with her

“The suspects have been apprehended and will be charged to court on conclusion of investigation,” Musa said.

The police boss said that one Yusha’u Adamu also reported that his niece was defiled by the same suspects.

“On Aug. 21 at about 9p.m., one Yusha’u Adamu of Aleiro town reported that on Aug. 18 at about 6:p.m., his 10-year-old niece was defiled by one Saidu Sani of the same address.

“After having canal knowledge of the victim, he threatened to kill her if she dared reveal the secret,” he added.

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