20-year-old Adamu Abdul Ra’uf of Gandu Jama’are has been nabbed by the Bauchi Police for reportedly cutting off the private part of a 6-year-old girl for ritual purposes.
On Friday, January 1, DSP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil confirmed the incident saying that the suspect was apprehended after they had a report from the child’s aunt who found her niece in a pool of her own blood.
DSP Wakil said;
“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 investigation, One Adamu Abdul Ra’uf aged 20yrs of Gandu Jama’are was arrested. On interrogation, the suspect freely confessed to have conspired with one Abdulkadir wada haladu of Chikamidari area of jama’are to perpetrate the crime.”
During the investigation, Adamu willingly confessed to have conspired with one Abdulkadir. According to the Police, all efforts have been made for his immediate apprehension.