From Edwin Olofu, Kano
A Police orderly attached to the executive chairman of Kabo local government council in Kano state and 4 others have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 17 year-old girl in Kano.
The policeman, whose identity was not disclosed by Kano police command was said to have conspired with 4 other persons in carrying out the act, at an undisclosed location in the local council area.
A security source said the randy police officer has been apprehended and kept behind bars alongside his accomplices pending the outcome of internal investigations in tune with procedural provisions, in meting out punishment on officers and men of the force, who are found to have committed such crime.
The source disclosed that “A police corporal has been arrested and taken to state Criminal Investigation Department, CID for investigation over the complaint of him and four others for gang raping a lady”
“It is suspected that the lady was threatened; you know orderlies that are attached to VIP’s are normally armed, so as I speak with you, a police corporal and four others suspects have been detained for raping a lady in Shanono local government area and the police officer is the orderly to Kabo local government chairman” .
The security source added: “it was a gang rape; the case is with the police authorities, they are handling the matter, and we know that the suspects have been detained, we are waiting to know what would come up next’.
When contacted, the acting Police Public Relations Officer of the Kano state Command, DSP Mustapha Abubakar, in a phone chat, confirmed the incident.
andstated: “Yes, it’s true; our officer was involved in a gang rape and the affected officer and his accomplices have been taken into custody”.
The Kano Police spokesman disclosed that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed.