araseA 32-year-old butcher was at the weekend arrested by the police for allegedly raping his wife’s niece in Byazhin across, Kubwa, Abuja.
The suspect, identified as Emeka, was said to have taken advantage of the absence of the wife to rape the 10-year-old girl. City News gathered that the wife of the suspect had travelled to her hometown when he lured the victim to his room where he forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
The source added that the victim sustained injury in her private part in the process and had to be rushed to the hospital by the suspect.
The source said a neighbour who suspected foul play between the suspect and the victim, raised alarm which led to the arrest of the suspect by the police.
City News further gathered that the girl was later taken to the Kubwa General Hospital by the police where she was confirmed to have been raped.
When contacted, the Kubwa Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Chief Superintendent Nuruddeen Sabo, confirmed the incident, saying the case would be transferred to the State CID for further investigation.

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