The Plateau State Police Command, on Monday confirmed the arrest of 1 Abdulhamid Sale who was accused of raping seven youngsters in Bukuru neighborhood of Jos South LGA of Plateau State.
The affirmation was made by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Ubah Ogaba in Jos, the State Capital.
Ogaba mentioned, “The Command is conscious of the matter. The suspect was arrested.
“As I communicate, he has been transferred to the SCID for discrete investigation, please,” he defined.
In the meantime, a youth chief within the space the place the incident occurred, Aliyu Hassan EL-Yakubu had earlier knowledgeable DAILY POST concerning the incident, saying the suspect was arrested final weekend and handed over to the Bukuru ‘B’ Division Police Station.
Narrating the incident, El-Yakub mentioned, “the arrest of the suspect got here after a report by a mom to one of many victims to the vigilante group within the space that she noticed her daughter with a telephone and felt that one thing was unsuitable. He referred to as for an investigation into the matter.
In line with him, “After an intensive investigation, we discovered that the telephone was given to the lady by the mentioned Abdulhamid Sale, and additional checks revealed that he raped seven ladies, largely 13 years previous.
“All of them claimed that he slept with them and gave them cash”, he defined.
“We arrested him and handed him over to Bukuru ‘B’ Divisional Police Station and later taken to the state police headquarters, Jos.”
Expressing his dismay over the incident, the youth chief referred to as on dad and mom to place eyes on their youngsters, saying there are dangerous eggs within the society who would all the time be there to spoil youngsters for his or her surreptitious targets.