Adamawa: Two arrested for raping mentally-challenged woman in uncompleted building

Two suspects, Kwallan John and Imamu Abdurrahman, have been arrested by the police for allegedly raping a mentally-ill woman in Song Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

The state police spokesperson, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, June 24, said the suspects were arrested last Sunday.

Nguroje said’ “On 19/6/2022 apprehended two suspects for criminal conspiracy and rape of a 35 years old victim of unsound mind a resident of Dirma village Dumne, Song local government area.

“The suspects one Kwallan John 23 years old and Imamu Abdulrahman 21years old all resident of Dirma village in Song local government area, conspired and took the victim to an uncompleted building and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her.

“The suspects were apprehended by the police in Dumne Divisional headquarters, following report received from one Simon D. Adamu, a community member.”

Investigation so far reveals that the suspects took advantage of the victim’s mental ill health, the spokesperson said.

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Sikiru Akande has directed discreet investigations into the cases and commencement of prosecution of the suspects.


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