Three teenage boys have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping and drowning a 13-year-old girl to death in a pond in Katsina state.
Spokesperson of the state police command, SP Gambo Isah, said: “On Friday 14th 2020 around 3:45pm, based on the tip off, the command succeeded in arresting the trio.
They allegedly conspired, attacked and gang raped a 13-year-old girl in their farmland. The suspects are Mubarak Lawan 16, Anas Ibrahim, 15 and Aliyu Mika, 15.
After raping the victim, they threw her into a nearby pond, as a result of which, she drowned.”
Isah said the victim’s body was later discovered and taken to Danmusa Hospital, where she was confirmed dead. He added that the suspects have all confessed to committing the crime.