62-yr-old man allegedly defiled 6yrs old girl

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Police operatives in Niger State have arrested one Adamu Danga Rijau, 62 for allegedly raping a 6-year-old girl at a cemetery in Minna, Niger state.

The command’s PRO, DSP Wasiu Abiodun in a statement on February 6, said the suspect was arrested after an eyewitness raised an alarm.

“On 30/1/2024 at about 2100hrs, information was received at Bosso Division that, on the same date at about 1800hrs, one Adamu Danga Rijau aged 62yrs of Bosso Lowcost area of Minna was sighted around Numui cemetery without trousers, on top of a minor girl of about 6yrs of age, while the suspect took to his heels from the spot.

However, before the Police Division could mobilize to the scene, it was reported that an alarm was raised by the witness.

Consequently, the suspect was pursued and arrested by the mob. He was immediately taken to Bosso Division where a preliminary investigation was conducted and the case was transferred to SCID Minna.


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