Police Arrest 799 Rape Suspects In 5 Months – IGP

Incidents of rape and other gender-based violence have been around but have escalated during the COVID-19 lockdown. This is according to the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who gave an update on cases of sexual violence reported in parts of the country. He made the remarks on Monday while briefing State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The police boss revealed that between January and May, about 717 rape incidents were reported across the country. He added that during…

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40 Years Old Islamic Cleric Allegedly Rape And Impregnate 14 Years Old

Malam Musa, an Islamic scholar and medicine seller in Nguru town, Yobe State, has been accused of raping and inpergnating a 14-year-old girl, SaharaReporters reports. The victim, who is a JSS1 student of Higher Islamic School, Nguru, Nayi-nawa area of Nguru town, Yobe State, is now reportedly four months pregnant. The victim said that the 40-year-old Islamic scholar, who is also her neighbour, first raped and then proceeded to give her N2,500 after repeating the act four times despite her resistance. She said when she discovered that she was pregnant,…

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