Mohammed Bara’u, an 80-year-old wood seller, has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl in Gashu’a, Yobe State.
It was gathered that the suspect had been trying to lure the girl with chocolate and finally succeeded last Sunday after asking her to pick something from his room. .
He reportedly followed and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. He was arrested after the case was reported to the police by Bade Local Govt Shari’a Committee and some local NGOs.
Bara’u confessed to raping the little girl once and a medical examination conducted on the girl who lost her parents few years ago, also confirmed that the she was defiled.