Jigawa Police Command has arrested eleven people for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl in the state.
Spokesman of the State police command, SP Abdu
Jinjiri confirmed the arrested to newsmen in Dutse. He said the incident
occurred at Limawa quarters in Dutse local government area of Jigawa
Jinjiri explained that the arrest was made after the police in the area
received a complaint that one Alh Zuwai, 57 years old of Ma’ai village
in Dutse local government was seen at Limawa market trying to lure a
12-year-old girl of the same address to a hidden place, to have
intercourse with her. He said police arrested the suspect and on the
course of interrogation, the girl mentioned eleven persons who have been
raping her severally on different occasions.
Jinjiri said all the eleven suspects were also arrested and have confessed to the offence.
The case is still under investigation at the State CID in Dutse.