Bauchi Police arrest 20 suspects for sexual, gender-based violence in two months
In an effort to stem the tide of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), Bauchi State police command has arrested no fewer than 20 suspected rapists across the state within the last two months.
A press release from the Command through the PPRO, DSP Ahmed Wakili contained that, on 9/08/2020, a report was received at Misau Police Station that one Usman Adamu of Nasarawa area Misau 20 years criminally conspired with Adamu Muhammad 21 years, Nura Musa 20 years and Khalid Abdullahi now at large, of Nasarawa area, abducted one Halima, 14 years (not real name) of Hardawa area and kept her in a house located at the same Nasarawa area for almost a month.
It further contained that all the suspects mentioned above “had canal knowledge of her”,
moreover, on receipt of the report, a team of detectives drafted to the scene and evacuated the victim who was rushed to the General Hospital, Misau for medical examination while the suspects were arrested and have confessed to the crime, the investigation is in progress after which the suspects will be charged as soon as possible.