Police apprehend man for allegedly raping 16 year old girl on a grave in Gombe.

By: Eon Adeeko
Published: September 8, 2022

Police officers attached to Gombe State Command have arrested one Reuben Azariah of Tarmana ward, Kaltungo Local Government area for allegedly raping a 16 year old girl on a grave.

Confirming his arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the command, Mahid Abubakar, said on Friday 2nd September, 2022 at about 8:30 pm, a complaint was received from the girl’s mother that on the same date at about 8 pm, the suspect took her daughter to a grave site in her compound and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her on top of the grave.

On receipt of the complaint, Police operatives from Kaltungo division swung into action and arrested the said Reuben Azariah. Mahid (spokesperson of the command ) said the victim and suspect were taken to General Hospital, Kaltungo, for medical examination, adding that the case was under investigation after which it would be taken to court for justice.

Source: Linda Ikeji’s blog

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