A 60-year-old man named, Mohammed Dahiru has been arrested for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl in Bauchi State.
The suspect reportedly threatened to kill the victim if she attempts to disclose the incident to anyone.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ahmed Wakil confirmed the incident on Tuesday.
On 20th September, 2020, at about 10am, one Auwalu Isah, came to the police station and reported that on 19th September, 2020, at about 2pm, one Muhammed Dahiru, male (60) of same address, lured his five-year daughter into an uncompleted building and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
Muhammed Dahiru, in connivance with area court, Nahuta, served the victim’s father court summon for a case of defamation of character on Saturday 19th September, 2020 at about 5pm.”
Ahmed also confirmed that the victim has been taken to a medical facility for examination while the suspect undergoes further interrogation which would lead to him being charged to court.