From Umar Dankano, Yola
Police in Adamawa state has arrested a young man of 25 years old, Jude Jatau for defiling or raping a minor of 8 years old in Yola, the state capital.
Spokesman of the command, DSP Suleman Yahaya Nguroje confirmed the development to journalists in Yola on Wednesday stressing immediately the report came to the police, detectives swung in to action arresting the suspect.
Nguroje said the suspect was arrested in Kofare ward in Yola where he had lured the girl.
“Investigation has been concluded and he will be charged to court,” Nguroje said.
He urged parents and guardians to always keep close watch on the movements of their wards to guard against them falling prey to sex predators.
In his reaction, the suspect said that the girl had been coming to the house where he worked to pluck fruits and that he had taken advantage of her three times.