Muhammed Audu, 18, was arrested by the Yobe State Police Command for raping a 5-year-old girl in Kayeri village of Fune LGA of the state.
The victim, on Sunday, April 30, 2023, was accompanying her senior sister to hawk kola nuts about Kabul in the Kayeri neighbourhood when the drug dealer sent the girl to get something for him.
Without her sister’s knowledge, the suspect quickly followed her and dragged her inside an unfinished mosque in Kabul, where he raped her.
According to the source, the suspect caused the minor bruises and left her bleeding.
“While in the act, he heard the sound of people approaching and tried to run away but was caught and forced to narrate what he had committed,” the source said.
The suspect has been handed to the police in Damagum town for further investigation.