A man in Sokoto was arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl and dumping the baby in a bush.
The man identified as Shuaibu Aliyu, was arrested by the Police for impregnating a 14-year-old girl and dumping the baby in the bush, the Sokoto State Commissioner of Police, CP Sani Kaoje disclosed during a briefing journalists.
According to Kaoje, the culprit was nabbed for rape and attempt to commit an offence of culpable homicide.
Kaoje disclosed that, “One Alhaji Hamisu Abubakar of Kalambaina area, Wamakko LGA, Sokoto State, reported at Wamakko Police Station, that sometime in November 2019, one Shuaibu Aliyu, of the same address, lured a14-year-old into his room and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her.”
“As a result she became pregnant. She took the child to the suspect who went together with his friend, one Nasiru Attahiru now at large, and threw the baby in the bush at Gidan Boka village, Wamakko LGA of Sokoto State.”
The CP added that a Good Samaritan found the baby and kept her through the Director Social Welfare, Wamakko LGA, who alerted the police. He said the suspect was arrested and had confessed to the crime.