52-yr-old man in police custody over rape of minor in Adamawa

A 52-year-old resident of Sangere, a suburb of Yola, Enoch Kwaleji has landed in police cell over alleged rape of a 13-yr-old minor.

According to a statement by the spokesman of Adamawa State Police command, SP Sulaiman Nguroje, the suspect who is a vice principal at government girls secondary school Murke allegedly lured the survivor to an uncomplicated building where he carried out the abominable act on the girl.

“The Adamawa state police command on 20/11/2022 apprehended a 52-year-old man for raping a 13-year-old girl in Sangere Jabbi Lamba, Girei local government area.

“The suspect one Enoch Kwaleji a resident of salama House Sangere jabbi lamba,Girei was said to have on the 15/11/2022 at about 1900hrs lured the victim to an uncompleted building and forcefully had undue carnal knowledge of her.

“The incident was reported to the Divisional Police Headquarters, Jabbi Lamba by the victim’s mother.

“Preliminary investigation reveals that the Suspect is a vice principal at government girls secondary school (GGSS) senior section, Abba Murke in Song local government area.

“The Commissioner of police who frown at the irritable incident has directed officer in charge of family unit to take over investigation and ensure deligent prosecution.

“The police boss equally advice members of the public particularly parents to be watchful of their children especially the girl child against criminal minded element who are roaming about seeking who to take advantage of.

“He equally assures the Adamawa State government and the general public of the command’s unrelenting effort to see that it end all forms of gender based violence and promised immediate prosecution of any perpetrator found wanting,” the statement said.


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