A 17-year-old boy, Daniel James, has been arrested by the police in Bauchi State, for allegedly defiling his 7 and 5-year-old sisters.
The command’s spokesperson, DSP Mohammed Ahmed Wakil, in a statement on Saturday, September 19, said that the suspect was arrested after the victims’ parents reported at the ‘D’ Division Bauchi.
“On the 17/09/2020 at about 1809hrs one Hannatu Sadiq ‘f’ aged 35yrs of Nassarawa Jahun Bauchi and Hajara Abdullahi ‘f’ aged 25yrs of the same address jointly came to ‘D’ Division Bauchi and reported that on the same date at about 1600hrs one Daniel James ‘m’ aged 17yrs of the same address, raped their two daughters named Hasiya (not real name) ‘f’ aged 7yrs of the same address and Hauwa (not real name) ‘f’ aged 5yrs of the same address.
On receipt of the report team of Policemen was drafted to the scene. The victims were rushed to General Hospital Bauchi for Medical Examination and the suspect arrested. During interrogation, he confessed to the crime and attested to be sodomy. The investigation is on progress after which suspect will be charged to court for prosecution,” the statement reads.