Operatives of the Bauchi State Police Command have nabbed two suspects for allegedly raping their neighbour’s 16-year-old mentally-challenged daughter in Azare town.
SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, spokesman of the command, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday March 1, stated that the suspects, Kabiru Nuhu, 20, and Ado Auwal, 19, conspired and sexuallly assaulted the victim in an uncompleted building.
“On 11/2021 at about 1600hr one Muhammad Abubakar aged 50yrs of Tatari Ali quarters Azare reported that on the same date at about 1500hrs, one Kabiru Nuhu aged 20yrs and Ado Auwal aged 19yrs of same address criminally conspired and had unlawful carnal knowledge of his mentally challenged daughter, one Hasiya (not real name) aged 16yrs in an uncompleted building,” the statement says.
On receiving of the report, a team of detectives were immediately mobilized to the scene, where the victim was taken to General Hospital Azare while the suspects were apprehended.
During interrogation, the suspects tendered voluntary confessional statements where they admitted to have committed the offence.
The case has been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for discreet investigation and prosecution after which the suspects will be arrained in court