MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPING 1-YR OLD CHILD IN NASARAWA

The Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday paraded 10 criminals arrested for various offences, including armed robbery, rape and theft.

The Police Commissioner in the state, Mr. Lawal Shehu, told newsmen the culprits were arrested in Keffi Local Government Area of the state.

He added that one 24 year-old Arigwu Stephen was arrested for allegedly raping a year-old girl in Yar-kede village in 2013.

The father of the victim told The Punch the act was discovered in November 2015 when the daughter (now three) complained of stomach pain and was rushed to Federal Medical Center, Keffi.

He said the doctor decided to run a test and discovered that his daughter was rapped over two years ago.

“I got to know that my daughter was rapped over two years ago after a doctor report at FMC and was admitted for six days before she discharged on Thursday 7, 2016,” he lamented.

The police boss also said the command on July 7, 2016 arrested a suspected kidnapper, who kidnapped a Chinese mining expatriate, Mr. Pan Yuhu and killed a police corporal name (withheld) attached to him.

He said that the suspected kidnapper killed the police corporal and made away with his AK47 rifle with 30 rounds ammunition.

“Since the incident the police commenced an investigation, which eventually led to his arrest in Toto local government area of Nasarawa State.”

It was learnt that the deceased, who was on special duty, was serving at Mopol 38 Akwanga as an escort at the time of his death.

“A case of kidnapping occurred at Ayiwawa village where a Chinese mining company Tongyi group is being operated.”

“The suspect was apprehended following a tip off.”

Shehu added that the command arrested a 29 year-old, an indigene of Niger state, who graduated from Nasarawa state University, Keffi in 2012, Mr. Paul Yohana in Keffi local government of the for allegedly robbed some ladies of their six hands set at gun point.

“I was caught in an armed robbery in Keffi local government area of the state when I robbed some ladies of their hand set in the area.”

“I was taken to prison to serve one jailed term in 2014 because I stole a car and released in December last year,” the suspected car snatcher added.

“The gun, which I had been using to terrorize people in Keffi axis, was given to me by my friend, who is also a notorious armed robber in the area.”

Man arrested for allegedly raping one-year-old in Nasarawa