A six-year-old girl has reportedly died after being raped through her anus by unidentified persons in Kaduna State.
The girl, whose name was withheld, was said to have disappeared on Sunday from her parents’ residence in Mararaban Jos area of Kaduna State.
The child was allegedly raped to death by yet-to-be identified persons and was found dead in a bush hours later.
The minor had bruises both on her mouth and nose, and according to eye witnesses, two men in black attires were spotted flashing touch light around the vicinity where she was found, Daily Trust reports.
The Founder of Arridah Relief Foundation, Hajiya Rabi Salisu, confirmed the incident to the newspaper.
Salisu said the deceased was buried on Monday at 6 pm, according to Islamic rites.
She said, “A doctor has confirmed that the girl was raped through her anus and eventually bleed to death.
“After an examination, it was discovered that the victim had been subjected to forceful anal sex which leads to her death.
“Even though the girl’s parents said they have forgiven the ill done to their daughter for fear of stigmatization, my foundation has taken up the matter and it is being investigated.
“We have reported the matter to the police and they have commenced an investigation”. Source Daily Trust