A young man identified as Adamu Abdul Ra’uf of Gandu Jama’are, has been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command for allegedly cutting off the private part of a 6-year-old girl for ritual.
The suspect, on Friday, January 1, 2021 was arrested following a report to the police by the child’s aunt after she was discovered dead in a pool of blood. The Command’s Spokesman, DSP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil disclosed.
“On the 30/12/2020 at about 1720 hrs one Hafsatu Wada ‘F’ of zango jama’are LGA reported at jama’are police station that her niece Safarau Mohammed (not real name) ‘f‘ aged 6yrs of the same address was found crying in a pool of blood,”
“Upon receipt of the complaint, patrol team led by the DPO Jama’are Division visited the scene and the victim was rushed to General Hospital Jama’are where the Doctor confirmed that her private part has been cut off with a sharp object. The victim was immediately referred to FMC Azare for more medical response,”
During interrogation, the suspect “Adamu” confessed to have conspired with one Abdulkadir wada haladu of Chikamidari area of jama’are to perpetrate the crime.
Adding to the report, the said Abdulkadir is currently in place for possible and immediate apprehension as investigation is still on going.