Zamfara arrests 70-year-old man for ‘raping’ young girl





The Zamfara state anti-thuggery special committee established by the state government to fight against political thuggery, drug abuse and other related offences has arrested a 70-year-old man for allegedly raping a 13- year-old girl in Gusau, the state capital.

The state chairman of the committee, Hon. Bello Mohammed Bakyasuwa, stated this while parading the suspects on Friday.

According to him, the suspect confessed to have raped the teenage girl twice and was arrested while trying to rape her for the third time by the operatives of the anti-thuggery committee along Yanmangwarori area in Gusau on Thursday.

In an interview with newsmen, the suspect who has four wives and 20 children confessed to have canal affairs with the teenage girl at two different times in his house.

The suspect who is the Zamfara state chairman of the Nigeria Auto-mobile Technicians (NATA) denied defiling the girl, saying that his manhood was not functional.

“Even the doctors confirmed that my manhood is no longer functional and I regretted what I did,” he said..

He confessed that he persuaded the girl with N100 Naira and N200 Naira in order to commit the dastardly act with before he was exposed by his wives who informed the anti-thuggery committee.

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