A man has been arrested in Yobe State for defilement of a-18 month old baby girl.
A statement on Thursday by ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, the Public Relations Officer, Yobe State Police Command said: “During the week under review, Yobe State Police Command, through Karasuwa Divisional Police Headquarters succeeded in the arrest of Ado Alhaji Kanwa who hails from Kazaure, Jigawa State but presently residing in Karasuwa LGA of Yobe State for peasant farming.
“The suspect was arrested after having molested and raped 18 month old baby girl, named withheld in Karasuwa LGA.
“The victim sustained various degrees of vaginal injuries as a result. Investigation has since begun for subsequent prosecution of the suspect.”
He said: “Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police has called the members of the general public to always report all forms of criminalities around them while going about their lawful activities. The Commissioner further assures the state of the command’s full commitment in the fight against crimes and criminality in the State.”