A 70-year-old man has reportedly been arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl within the Chanchaga space of Minna, Niger State.
The suspect, recognized as Mohammed Sani Umar (Tela) allegedly raped the girl twice earlier than giving her N80 to remain quiet in regards to the incident. However the younger women man later revealed that the septuagenarian defiled her when her mother observed her unusual habits and examined her.
Narrating the ordeal, the girl’s uncle, Abubakar advised Sahara Reporters: “She was sick for some weeks and after every treatment, she was still not very well. Then, a neighbor advised her mother to keep a close watch on the girl, which the mother started doing. After some days, she saw some stains in her underwear and asked her what happened to her. The little girl took the mother to his place and on reaching there, she just pointed at him. On sighting the woman and the girl, he started begging them to cover it up so he will take responsibility,” Abubakar narrated.
He additionally mentioned Umar confessed to the crime after he was overwhelmed by offended members locally earlier than they handed over to the police for additional investigation and prosecution.FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA