Three men who gang raped a 14-year old girl in the Maitumbi area of Minna, Niger state, have been arrested by the Police.
The three men identified as Abdulrahman Ahmed, 19; Isyaku Umar, 20; and Adamu Sani, 20, allegedly gang raped a 14 year old girl in Niger state, Northern City News reported.
According to the state police command spokesperson, Mohammed Abubakar who confirmed the arrest, the men kidnapped the teenage girl who was out on an errand and then took turns to defile her. She was held captive for the period of the assault.
The mother of the victim, Amina Abubakar, was informed of what had happened to her daughter and she reported the matter to the police.
Abubakar added that the suspects have confessed to the crime and would be arraigned in court soon.
Nigerians are beginning to speak up and seek justice against rape. The issue of rape is getting better attention with the recent allegations against the COZA founder, Pastor Fatoyinbo of raping Busola Dakolo at the age of 16.
Many are speaking against rape including that of a 4 year old who was reportedly raped in Abuja. Celebrities like Tonto Dikeh and RMD have spoken up about this case and asked that the Police ensure justice is served.