The police in Yobe confirmed the arrest of a 30-year-old man, Mohammed Ibrahim, for allegedly sodomising a six-year-old boy and defiling a six-year-old girl in the Potiskum local government area.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Spokesman, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, in Damaturu. He said Mr Ibrahim was arrested on January 31.
The suspect lured the minors into an uncompleted building and committed the dastardly act. The perpetrator is in detention,” Mr Abdulkarim explained.
“The matter has been transferred to the state police headquarters in Damaturu for discreet investigation. He will be charged to court soon.”