From Umar Dankano, Yola.
The Adamawa state Police Command has arrested a 19 year old suspected rapist,Adamu Abdullahi fondly known as Abbati for defiling a five (5) years old minor in the ancient city of Yola.
Spokesman of the command,DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje told journalists in Yola Monday that the suspect committed the alleged rape offence on Friday when there was a heavy downpour where he took the victim in to an un completed building and had her canal knowledge forcefully.
DSP Nguroje stated that the parents initially hide it to authorities until they saw the magnitude of the injury on the private part of their ward was beyond what they can manage then reported.
“The girl was lured into uncompleted building by the suspect sustained serious injury.
“The parents wanted to hide the incident but when they realized they cannot manage the injury, they took her to hospital and from there the police was informed.
“When the Commissioner of Police heard of it, he ordered for the arrest of the suspect where ever he is and our men swung into action in tracking and arresting the suspect,” Yahaya said.
Yahaya said investigation was on and that as soon as it’s completed the suspect would be charge to court.