The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested one Daniel James, 17, for allegedly raping 7 and 5-year-old sisters from the same family.
The police spokesperson, DSP Mohammd Ahmed Wakil, who made the disclosure in a statement on Saturday, September 19, said that the suspect was arrested after the victims’ parents reported at the ‘D’ Division Bauchi.
“On the 17/09/2020 at about 1809hrs one Hannatu Sadiq ‘f’ aged 35yrs of Nassarawa Jahun Bauchi and Hajara Abdullahi ‘f’ aged 25yrs of the same address jointly came to ‘D’ Division Bauchi and reported that on the same date at about 1600hrs one Daniel James ‘m’ aged 17yrs of the same address, raped their two daughters named Hasiya (not real name) ‘f’ aged 7yrs of the same address and Hauwa (not real name) ‘f’ aged 5yrs of the same address,” the statement reads.
The PPRO said: “On receipt of the report team of Policemen was drafted to the scene. The victims were rushed to General Hospital Bauchi for Medical Examination and the suspect arrested. During interrogation he confessed to the crime and attested to be a sodomy. Investigation is on progress after which suspect will be charge to court for prosecution,”