KANO, NIGERIA. The Kano State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Nuruddeen Abubakar, for allegedly r**ing his 14-year-old daughter. Spokesperson for the Command DSP Magaji Musa Majia, disclosed this on Tuesday, August 15th, while parading Nuruddeen Abubakar and 34 other child r**ists. Read his statement below.
“Offences in relation to child abuse are on the increase despite multiple efforts by the Police Command, sister security Agencies, NGOs and relevant Stakeholders. It is alarming to see the persistent cases of r**e, in**st and unnatural offences clamoring up to an unprecedented level. From the 1st of August to date, 34 cases were recorded, which in essence is translating to an alarming situation if efforts are not multiplied against it.
In another related matter, one pedophile identified as “Pastor” Samuel John of No. 26 Whether-head, Sabongari Kano was arrested for r**ing 13yrs old twin sisters and their 11 yrs old sister.
Also, one Dahiru Haruna and Hamza Lawan all of Sheka Qtrs Kano conspired and act in an unnatural manner against their 9yrs old male victim. All the suspects confessed to the commission of the crime.
Photo: 35 child molesters paraded by Nigeria Police
From the 34 cases recorded, 35 suspects were arrested while 36 victims aged between 5-13yrs are involved. Presently, about 15 pending cases of saxual assault will be transferred to SCIID for discreet investigation from various divisions.
The Command finally wishes to appeal to all and sundry to put hands together and fight r**e, in**st, unlawful offence and other heinous crimes evolving in the society.
In the light of this ugly development, it is necessary for us to call on the general public especially parents, guardians, teachers and other stakeholders to take firm stand on the general activities of their wards who always turn out to be victims of such dastardly acts.”