By Ojoma Yusuf
The Adamawa State Police Command has paraded 24 suspects for various offences ranging from homosexuality, rape and sexual base violence in several local government areas of the state.
The Commissioner of Police, Gbenga Adeyanju Wednesday, said there would be no hiding place for rapists and homosexuals in the state. Adding that his men have made tremendous achievements by napping all suspected rapists and homosexuals reported in the state.
“Adamawa State Police Command has intensified its fight against rape and homosexuality as 19 suspected rapists and 4 homosexuals are arrested and are here paraded.
19 of the arrested have confessed to raping under age girls between 7 to 16 years, while 4 are arrested on the allegation of homosexuality, with exhibit of a bed sheet, one pillow, 2 under wears and 2 fifty naira notes.
A lone lady in the rape crime, Zainab Jafaru confessed to the crime of conspiring with 9 criminals to rape her friend she lured to see her off to visit her boy friend at Jambutu Yola North.
The police commissioner has called on the parents to keep a watch on the teenagers.
He also advised that cases of rape should be reported to the police immediately and not to be covered by the conspiracy of silence and settlement independent of the law.