Yobe State Police Command said a man identified as Ado Alhaji Kanwa had been arrested in Yobe State for defying an-18 month old baby girl.
“During the week under review, Yobe State Police Command, through Karasuwa Divisional Police Headquarters succeeded in the arrest of Ado Alhaji Kanwa who hails from Kazaure, Jigawa State but presently residing in Karasuwa Local Government Area of Yobe State for peasant farming.
“The suspect was arrested after having molested and raped 18 month old baby girl, named withheld in Karasuwa LGA.
“The victim sustained various degrees of vaginal injuries as a result. Investigation has since begun for subsequent prosecution of the suspect,” a statement on Thursday by ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, the Public Relations Officer, Yobe State Police Command said.
Abdulkarim said the Commissioner of Police in the State had called the members of the general public to always report all forms of criminalities around them while going about their lawful activities.
He added that the Commissioner further assured the state of the command’s full commitment to the fight against crimes and criminalities in the State.