The police in Bauchi State have arrested one Kabiru Nuhu, 20, and 19-year-old Ado Auwal, for allegedly raping their neighbour’s mentally-challenged 16-year-old daughter in Azare town.
SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, the command’s spokesperson, in a statement on Monday, March 1, said the suspects conspired and raped the victim in an uncompleted building.
It was gathered that the suspects were arrested following a complaint by one Muhammad Abubakar, 50, of Tatari Ali quarters Azare.
During interrogation, the suspects allegedly made voluntary confessional statements admitting to have committed the offence. The case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for discreet investigation and prosecution after which the suspects will be charged to court.