Drug addict arrested for raping 5-year-old girl in Yobe

An 18-year-old boy Muhammed Audu has been arrested for raping a 5-year-old girl, Amina Adamu, in Kayeri village of Fune local government area of Yobe state.

The victim on Sunday, April 30, was said to have accompanied her senior sister to hawk kola nut around the Kabul area in Kayeri community when the drug dealer sent the girl to buy something for him.

The suspect followed her immediately without the knowledge of her sister and brought her into an uncompleted Mosque around the Kabul area where he forced the victim to remove her clothes and took advantage of her innocence.

According to the source, the suspect was said to have had carnal knowledge of the girl by using ointment to penetrate into both the front and back of the victim’s private area which caused her bruises and made her bleed.

“While at the act, he heard the sound of passerby and tried to run away but was arrested and forced to narrate what he did to them,” the source said.

Blueprint correspondent gathered that, the suspect has been handed to the police in Damagum town for further investigation.