Man blames devil after raping 80-year-old woman in Nasarawa


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Dan’asabe Eddo, a 43-year-old man, has confessed to raping an 80-year-old woman in Nasarawa.

ASP Ramhan Nansel, Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Police Command in Nasarawa, confirmed the incident on Sunday.

He said the suspect was arrested after a complaint was lodged at Garaku Division of the Police Command on Jan. 14th, 2022 at about 22:30pm.

According to the PPRO, the suspect is an indigene of Kaduna state but resident in Kundami village, Garaku, Lokonga local government area of Nasarawa state.

Nansel said: “He allegedly went into the residence of an 80-year-old woman, who stays alone in the same village and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.

“Upon receipt of the complaint, police operatives attached to the Garaku Division immediately swung into action and got the suspect arrested.

“Upon interrogation, the suspect admitted that he committed the offense, but blamed it on the devil.

“Upon notification, the Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi, directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Lafia, for profound investigation.”

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