- The incident was reported to the Divisional Police headquarters by the victim’s husband
- This was made known by the Command on their official X (formerly known as Twitter) account
A 36-year-old man has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command for allegedly raping his 21-year-old neighbor’s wife in Angwan Diocese Kala’a in Hong local government area of the State.
According to a statement released by the Command on their official X (formerly known as Twitter) account, the suspect, identified as Ja’afar Adamu, allegedly committed the crime while the victim’s husband was away at the farm.
“Investigation, so far, reveals that the suspect was wearing a black face mask and also carried a knife which he used in threatening the victim to comply with his demands. Unfortunately for him upon committing the act, his mask fell off, having been reconised by the victim, he fled away through the window,” the Police stated.
According to the statement, the incident was reported to the Divisional Police headquarters by the victim’s husband.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola, who frowns at ugly incident has directed Officer in charge of Family Support Unit to take over investigation and ensure diligent prosecution of the perpetrator,” the statement added.