The Periscope reporter
Adamawa State Police Command has arrested Moses Bukar a 17-year-old resident of Jambutu Aso Rock in Yola north local government of Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria, for defiling a 2-year-old baby.
A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Sulaiman Yahya Nguroje said, “On the 28th July, 2020, the suspect whose shop is neighboring with that of the survivor’s mother took her into a Bekaji primary school with pretence of being a good neighbor and had carnal knowledge of her.
”The mother immediately noticed the swollen private part of her baby and immediately reported to police, which resulted to his arrest and he confessed.
“The survivor is now undergoing medical screenings while the suspect is taken into custody for investigation and prosecution.
“The commissioner of police Olugbenga Adeyanju commended members of the public; especially, those that keyed into fight against sexual violence against women and children and call on parents and guardians to closely monitor their wards and equally sensitise them to keep distance from people of such character.
”The command further assures its commitment to protecting lives and property and calls on people to continue reporting to police any suspicious movement around them,” the statement said.