Monday Ishaku, a 32-year-old herbalist has been arrested for raping a woman who took her daughter for treatment, for intoxicating her in his house.
Alongside a 25-year-old school teacher, Sirajo Ahmed, was arrested for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old pupil in Alkeri, Bauchi State. Ahmed reportedly lured the minor into his office and defiled her.
According to SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, the spokesman of the police command in Bauchi, noted that six other suspects were arrested for various offences.
“Information received by the division indicated that Ahmad, who lives in Unguwan Ajiya Alkaleri, is a teacher in Royal Science Academic School Alkaleri.
“The police also arrested one Sani Musa 35 an ice-cream seller who resides in Bacas area of Bauchi for having sodomised a 12-year-old boy Behind Bank Alkaleri.
He added, “Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect bought a sachet of water from the victim and lured him to a nearby lock-up shop and sodomised him.”
He noted that “the command also arrested four suspects for criminal conspiracy, breach of trust by Public servant misappropriation forgery and fraud.
“Wakil further cautioned parents to be wary of people they take their children to, saying there abound many wolves in sheep’s clothing.”