Two men have been arrested by Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Jigawa State Command, for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl.
The men were identified as Abubakar Usman (18yrs) and Ya’u Sa’idu (20yrs) both of Gidan Ruwa Quarters, Kazaure LGA.
This was made known in a statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Adamu Shehu, who stated that the two friends connived and gained unlawful entry into the family house of the victim on Wednesday, 9th September 2020 around 4am.
”They met her asleep in her room with her two sisters. They tied her hands up, covered her mouth and forcefully had canal knowledge of her. It was during the struggle that her sister woke up and raised alarm which made them to take to their heels. Unknown to them, one of the suspects was recognized by the victim’s sister which led to their arrest.” Shehu said
The spokesperson added that medical examinations conducted at the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Dutse General Hospital indicate forceful penetration and infections around the vaginal area.
He said the duo had confessed to the crime and were charged to court on suspected cases of Rape, Trespass and Criminal Conspiracy.