Richard Ginika Izuora
A 35-year-old man identified as Mohammed Faruk has been arrested for reportedly molesting as well as sexually assaulting a 90-year-old woman in Yobe.
The man reportedly assaulted the old woman in Gadaka town, Yobe.
ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, Police Public Relations Officer, Yobe State Command disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday; where it indicated that on the preliminary investigation; the suspect has confessed to the commission of the said alleged rape.
“On 8/2/2021 at about 1400hrs Police in Fika Divisional police Headquarters apprehended one Mohammed Faruk of Gadaka town; 35 years old who intruded into a 90-year old woman room in the same area of Gadaka thereby molested, assaulted as well as raped her.
Abdulkarim said, “On preliminary investigation, the culprits also confessed to the commission of the said alleged rape”,the said.
The statement, however, noted that medical examination conducted at Fika medical facility confirmed penetration; as well as identified drips of semen believed to be ejaculated, the culprit.
“The case is currently under investigation and onwards transfer to the State CID for discreet investigation and subsequent prosecution.
“In view of the recent rape cases reported the Command is committed to bringing an end to these barbaric attacks on minors and even old age victims”, it said.
The Commission of Police appreciated the cooperation of the good people of Yobe state and solicit for more.