The police in Minna, Niger State, have arrested a 35-year-old man for defiling a 14-year-old-girl in the Barkin-Salle area of the state capital. Mohammed Dan Abbas, according to a police source, lured Ramatu Mohammed to his room, pretending that he was going to assist the little girl.
It was learnt that Ramatu who was hawking some wares, had lost part of the money she made and went about crying before Abbas came across her and promised to refund the money if she could follow him home to collect it. She obliged and went home with him. It was at the residence of Abbas that the suspect forcibly had canal knowledge of the girl and forced her out of the room thereafter, it was learnt. Read more