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A man who allegedly raped a 90-year-old woman in her house was arrested by the police in Yobe State.
Dungus Abdulkarim, the police spokesperson in the state, said the suspect, Mohammed Faruk, committed the alleged crime in Gadaka town, adding that the accused admitted to the crime after a medical report confirmed the woman was raped.
Said Abdulkarim in a statement: “On 8/2/2021 at about 1400hrs Police in Fika Divisional police Headquarters apprehended one Mohammed Faruk of Gadaka town, 35 years old, who intruded into a 90 years’ old woman’s room in same area of Gadaka thereby molested, assaulted and raped he.
“On preliminary investigation the culprit confessed to the commission of the alleged rape. However, medical examination by medical facility Fika confirmed penetration and identified drips of semen believed to be the culprit’s ejaculation.
“The case is currently under investigation and onwards transfer to state CID for discreet investigation and subsequent prosecution”.