The police in Bauchi State on Thursday arrested a suspected serial rapist lately granted pardon by the federal government on account of the coronavirus outbreak within the nation.
The suspected rapist, one Yusuf Bako, in accordance with an announcement made out there to DAILY POST on Friday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) within the state, DSP Ahmed Wakili, was arrested for allegedly defiling a four-year-old lady on the Yakubu Wanka space of Bauchi metropolis.
The police image-maker acknowledged that the mentioned Bako, a 50-year-old man, upon being interrogated confessed to the crime, including that he was arrested and imprisoned for the same offences in 2011 and 2015 respectively.
“On the 03/09/2020 at about 1130hrs one Jamilu Abdullahi ‘M’ of Igbo Quarters reported on the Township Police Station that on similar date at about 0920hrs, one Yusuf Bako ‘M’ aged 50 years of Yakubu Wanka Road Bauchi, lured one Hauwa’u Jamilu ‘F’ aged 4 years to a mosque positioned at Aminu Road and “had carnal data of her.
“Subsequently, the mentioned Yusuf Bako was arrested, and he confessed to the crime.
“When interrogated, he acknowledged that he was arrested and imprisoned someday within the 12 months 20011 and 2015 for related offences.
“Additional, he claimed to be among the many lucky inmates lately pardoned by the state on the eve of coronavirus,” the PPRO acknowledged.
He, nonetheless, referred to as on the individuals to at all times give the police very important data that may ease their (police) job of stemming all types of crimes within the state.