From Ahmed Kaigama,Bauchi
Police in Bauchi state informed that they arrested a 20-year-old man in Ningi, the headquarters of Ningi local government area of the state for having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 16-month-old baby.
A statement made available to journalists by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Haruna Mohammed, said the arrest was made on Sunday.
According to him, the suspected rapist, one Anna’s Adamu was nabbed by police detectives from the Ningi Area Command at about 6am.
“On the 19/10/2014 at about 0600hrs, police detectives attached to Ningi Area Command arrested one Annas Adamu, male and 20-year-old of Stadium road, Ningi LGA.
“Suspect had unlawful canal knowledge with his neighbour’s daughter, a 16 Months old baby inside his matrimonial bedroom,” the PPRO said in the statement.
He added that the scene of the crime was visited by the detectives who rushed the victim to the General Hospital, Ningi, for medical examination where penetration was confirmed.
He, however, said that the police were investigating the matter