The Police in Bauchi has arrested a 55-year-old man, Isah Sule, and Bashar Haruna, 25, for allegedly raping a primary four pupil.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi Command, DSP Kamal Datti, confirmed the arrest.
He said the suspects, Bashar Haruna, 25, and a 55-year-old man, Isah Sule allegedly raped the victim (name withheld) a primary four pupil,different times.
He said: “I can confirm to you that the incident is true.
On June 16 at about 13:55p.m., we received the information from a complainant, one Abubakar Haruna of Sabuwar Kasuwa area of Bauchi metropolis, that on said date at about 10a.m., he left his shop.
“On reaching his house, he found out that his younger brother, Bashar Haruna, 25, and his niece were looking suspicious.
Upon interrogation, he discovered that Bashar had sexually harassed and molested his niece. Upon receipt of the report, the Police swung into action and arrested Bashar.
“Further investigations led to the arrest of
55 years old Isah Sule, of Sabuwar Kasuwa, who the girl alleged had sexually
harassed her several times.”