A 3-month-old baby has been defiled in Adogi village of Nasarawa State, according to Daily Trust.
The victim is currently receiving surgical treatment at Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) as a result of the incident.
Maimuna Adam, mother of the victim told the news medium in Jos that the
incident occurred in the midnight of May 27, when the family was asleep
and the door to their room was left open due to heat being experienced
in the area.
“The incident occurred on Wednesday 27 of last month when suddenly I
woke up around 3am and found that my baby was missing. I checked my
phone which was also close to me before I slept, but it was also
missing,” the mother narrated.
Maimuna said soon after she realised that something was wrong with her
infant daughter, she began to shout and people in the compound and
others woke up to come to the aid of the family.
She explained that when both men and women of the village trooped into
their compound, they went out in search of the baby on foot and
motorcycles, and ultimately the child was found in an uncompleted
“She was found lying in the building with her pant kept aside.
Everywhere across her private part was blood and then we rushed her to
the hospital, “ she added.
She however called on security and other stakeholders in Nasarawa State
to ensure the arrest of the culprit to ensure that justice is done. The
mother said a day after the incident, a family member had reported the
case to a police station in Adogi for prompt action but there was no any
response so far.