by Damilola Jagun
Bauchi state Police has arrested a 26-year-old man, Muhammadu Muhammadu Bello, for raping a 3-year-old girl.
The suspected paedophile allegedly carried out the act in Rigar Garba, Darazo Local Government, Bauchi.
The Police Public relations Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the arrest, saying, that the suspect was apprehended as a result of the joint efforts of the public and the police.
He disclosed that the victim suffered a broken tissue, and was presently admitted at the ICU at the hospital.
Mohammed said, “The suspect attempted to escape while the victim was screaming. She is presently in the intensive care unit of the hospital.”
He also implored the public to continue its collaborative efforts with the police to combat criminal activities within the state.