Rape: Grandfather and Gang

70-year-old man, Hunsu Sunday has defiled and impregnated his own granddaughter in Ogun State. The matter was reported to the Ogun State Police Command by a relative of the victim, who is a 15-year-old girl who has been living with the suspect since the death of her mother.

According to the relative, the victim informed her that the grandfather has been abusing her sexually for a long period of time and that she started feeling strange lately. The suspect was subsequently arrested by the Police and have confessed to having carnal knowledge of the victim during interrogation.

The Commissioner of Police has ordered for the transfer of the matter to the appropriate police department for further investigation while the victim has been taken to the hospital to be given proper medical attention.

Katsina State Police Command has also arrested 10 men who gang-raped 14-year-old girl and infected her with HIV. The suspects identified as Yau Miko, 40; Taade Nati, 35; Saminu Hashimu, 25; Mannir Yunusa, 35; Danladi Idi, 30, Rabiu Abdu, 40, Burhani Sanda, 30; Isiya Yunusa, 30; Musa Haru, 60; and Shafiu Mamman, were paraded at the command headquarters on Wednesday, November 18.

According to the police, the suspects raped the girl at different times and occasions at Kwadage village, in Maiadua Local Government Area of the state.

The victim’s father, Muazu Yakubu, reported the incident at the Maiadua Police Division, leading to their arrest on November 6, 2020.

The police said the victim was taken to Comprehensive Health Centre, Maiadua, for medical examination.


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