Adamawa state Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old woman, Zainab
Jafaru, said to be a member of a nine-man r.a.p.e gang that violated her
33-year-old friend in Yola, the state capital.
Zainab allegedly deceived the victim into the rapists’ den.
The police said they have arrested five members of the gang, while four others are on the run.
Nguroje said: “On June 13, 2020, following a report received from a
33-year-old lady being raped by a syndicate of nine at Gerio, a remote
area of Jambutu in Yola North Local Government Area, police operatives
attached to the command’s monitoring team arrested five people: Ahmadu
Ismail (20); Salu Buba (25); Muhammed Ali (78); Abubakar Ali (28) and
Zainab Jafaru (Female) 30 years.
“The incident happened on June 12, 2020 when the fifth suspect, Zainab
Jafaru, deceived the complainant to accompany her to a certain place to
meet her boyfriend.
“Upon arrival, Zainab’s boyfriend (now on the run), invited his gang,
who forcefully had s.e.xual intercourse with the complainant one after