Police arrest 75-year-old man for allegedly raping 4-year-old niece


By IIsmail Auwal

Police in Nassarawa State have arrested a 75-year-old for allegedly raping his four-year-old niece.

According to NAN,  the state police spokesman,Ramhan Nansel, stated that a report was made to the police on Saturday – the day of the alleged defilement – which resulted in the suspect’s arrest.

He said upon investigation, it was found that the suspect lured the victim to his room in order to commit the act.

“Police operatives attached to Obi Division have arrested a 75-year- old man at Daddare community in Obi local government area for defiling his four-year-old old niece living in the same house with him,” he said.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect and his niece are resident in the same house where he lured the victim into his room and wilfully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her.

“The victim was rushed to the hospital for medical examination where a doctor confirmed that her hymen was broken.”

He added that the suspect would be arraigned if found culpable.

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