Police Arrest 11 Men For Raping 12-Year-Old Girl

Police Arrest 11 Men For Raping 12-Year-Old Girl


Jigawa Police Command has arrested 11 people for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl in the state.

Spokesman of the State police command, SP Abdu Jinjiri confirmed the arrested to newsmen in Dutse.

He said the incident occurred at Limawa quarters in Dutse local government area of Jigawa State.

Jinjiri explained that the arrest was made after the police in the area received a complaint that one Alh Zuwai, 57 years old of Ma’ai village in Dutse local government was seen at Limawa market trying to lure a 12-year-old girl of the same address to a hidden place, to have intercourse with her.

He said police arrested the suspect and on the course of interrogation, the girl mentioned 11 persons who have been raping her severally on different occasions.

Jinjiri said all the 11 suspects were also arrested and have confessed to the offence.

The case is still under investigation at the State CID in Dutse.

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