NSCDC arrests 27 years old for raping a three months old baby
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The Nigerian security and civil defence corps Nasarawa state command arrested a 27 years old man for allegedly raping and badly injuring a three months old baby. After thorough intelligence gathering and investigation, in a statement made by Ekunola Gbenga the media assistant to the commander General NSCDC on Tuesday, he said the rapist Ahmadu Yaro was arrested on Tuesday for sexually assaulting and injuring a three months old baby whose name was withheld from the media.
On the 14th of June, it was reported that the baby was sexually assaulted and brutally injured by an unknown person, and was rushed to the Dalhatu Arab specialist hospital Lafia in Nasarawa state. Following several tests and analysis, the baby was referred to the Jos university teaching hospital in Plateau for specialised treatment.
Maimuna Adam the mother of the victim narrated the incident. Based on her narration, she said the incident occurred in the midnight of may 27th when the family was asleep. She said the door was left open due to the heat experienced in the state. She said she woke up around 3am and found that the baby was missing. She also realized that her phone had been taken as well and after she had realised what had happened, she cried out loud for help. People in the compound and others woke up and came to her aid. She said both men and women that heard her cry came out to help with the search. Some searched on foot while others on motorcycles and the baby was luckily found bleeding in an incompleted building. She said the baby was found lying in the building with her pant kept aside. Everywhere around her private part was blood and they rushed her to the hospital.
It was reported that the 27 years old suspect has been involved in several bcases of sexual abuse especially against babies in the community. The commandant General Muhammadu Gana Abdullahi urges all parents and guardians to ensure close supervision and proper attention on their wards in order to prevent such crimes.