Police Arrest 3 Persons For Allegedly Raping Minors


The police in Kano have arrested three persons for allegedly raping four minors aged between six years and eight years.

The Public Relations Officer of the state command, Malam Magaji Majiya, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Tuesday that the suspects were arrested on October 15, in the metropolis.

According to Majiya, two of the accused persons lured three girls, children of their neighbours, into a room at about 8.15 a.m. and sexually assaulted them.

He said the other suspect was also apprehended for allegedly luring a seven-year-old girl into his room and had illegal carnal knowledge of her.

Majiya said all the three suspects had made confessional statements that were further corroborated by the medical examination reports.

He said that as soon as the police concluded their investigation, the suspects would be charged to court.