The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC in Nasarawa state command have arrested a man suspected of raping a three-month-old baby in Adogi, Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa state.
Bisi Olugboyega, The deputy commandant of the NSCDC command told newsmen at a press briefing in Lafia the state capital
The 27-year-old suspect named Ahmadu Yaro confessed to the defilement of Rakiya Aliyu during questioning by security agents.
According to him, he carried out the dastardly act for fun and not for ritual purpose and have been involved in several sexual abuses especially against babies in that community.
On the 14th day of June, 2020 at about 15
hours on Sunday, the Nasarawa state NSCDC received an intelligence information that a baby of three months was sexually assaulted and brutally injured by an unknown person and was taken to the Dalhatu Arab Specialist Hospital in Lafia on the 27th of May, 2020
Where they were later referred to the Jos University Teaching Hospital JUTH Plateau State dated 28th day of May, 2020.
Maimuna Adam, mother of the victim explained that the incident occurred in the midnight of May 27, when the family was asleep and the door to their room was left open due to heat being experienced in the area.
Maimuna said soon after she realised that something was wrong with her infant daughter, she began to shout and people in the compound and others woke up to come to the aid of the family as they went out in search of the baby and ultimately the child was found in an uncompleted building bleeding.