Jigawa State Police Command has arrested a 34-year-old man, Samson Eze, for allegedly raping a 15-year-old physically challenged girl, Fatima Aliyu, in Gwaram Local Government Area of the state.
The police spokesman in the state, SP Abdu Jinjiri, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the suspect was arrested following a complaint received by the police.
He explained that investigation revealed the man had the same affair with the 15-year-old girl two times on different occasions all without her consent.
“On the 30/05/2020 Police in Gwaram LGA received a complaint that one Samson Eze 34 years old of Galambi quarters, Gwaram LGA called one Fatima Aliyu ‘F’ 15 years old, hearing-impaired of the same address and had intercourse with her.
“As soon as the case was reported, Police arrested the suspect and rushed the victim to the hospital for medical examination.
“Investigation at the State CID revealed that the man had the same affair with the girl two times on different occasions all without her consent, ” he said.
Jinjiri, therefore, noted that the case of rape has not been established on the suspect based on the definition of rape in Section 283 of the Penal code law of Northern Nigeria.
He, however, noted that the accused person will be charged to court for “Out of Gross Indecency” based on provisions of Section 285 of the same code.
Meanwhile, Police has also arrested two ken who recorded themselves while raping a 12-years old girl in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra state.