The Adamawa State Police Command has apprehended a 94yr old man, Mohammed Abubakar for raping a 13yr old minor in Tappare ward, Ganye local government area.


A statement by the police public relations officer, Asp Suleiman Nguroje says The suspect identified as a herbalist, had been in the habit of luring young females by giving them sugar and sweety items before having Unlawful carnal knowledge of them.


According to the statement, Abubakar day allegedly,lured the victim into his house while on an errand for her mother and raped her.


It notes that Investigation by the police revealed that the suspect while committing the act rubbed some concoction in form of perfume on the victim which made her ill after the incident.


The victim later opened up to her mother and the suspect, 94yr old Abubakar was promptly arrested.


The statement indicated that the Commissioner of police, Adamawa State, Babatola Afolabi frowned at the ugly incident and directed the officer in charge of Family support unit of the command to take over investigation with a view to prosecuting the offender.


CP Afolabi called on members of the public particularly parents to be watchful of their wards against criminally minded elements and key into the Command’s effort in fighting to end all forms of Gender based violence.

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