2 teachers arrested for raping 6-year-old pupil

by Dolapo Adelana

The Bauchi Police Command has arrested two teachers of a primary school in the Dutsen Tanshi area of Bauchi, the state capital, for allegedly defiling a six-year-old pupil.

The Commissioner of Police, Garba Umar, made the disclosure on Thursday while giving a report of the command’s efforts at reducing crime in the state.

According to Umar, the suspects, Sani Abubakar, 39; and Usman Hassan, 33, were arrested on March 8, 2017, at about 9am for the alleged crime.

Umar said, “The suspects lured the six-year-old girl and defiled her at a primary school in Dutsen Tanshi. Unfortunately, the two suspects are the victim’s teachers in the same school.”

In a related development, Umar said detectives attached to the Burra division, on March 12, 2017, arrested a 20-year-old man in Burra town, in the Ningi Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly raping his four-year-old relative.

The commissioner said the victim had been admitted at the Burra General Hospital.

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