Nigeria: Young man arrested for stabbing and raping 18-year-old girl in Bauchi

The Nigeria Police Force in Dass Local Government Area of Bauchi State have arrested a young man by the name of Godiya Ishaku for allegedly stabbing and raping an 18-year-old girl.

Confirming the news and the arrest of the perpetrator, spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, in a statement on Monday said the suspect was arrested on February 3, following a report made by one Prince Yohanna.

“On 03/02/2021 at about 0530hrs, one Prince Yohanna, a Staff of National Identity Card registration Tafawa Balewa L.G.A reported that on the same date at about 0300hrs, one Godiya Ishaku of same address induced one Blessing (not real name) aged 18yrs of Dot in Dass L.G.A, took her to an uncompleted building with a knife inflicted injury on her hand and raped her,” the statement says.

On receipt of the report, a team of policemen were charged to the scene of the incident and the victim rushed to General Hospital Tafawa Balewa for medical examination.


Wakil said the suspect was arrested afterwards while an investigation is still in progress to ascertain what led to the entire happening.


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