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Two arrested for raping mentally-challenged woman in Adamawa

Jun 24, 2022

Two arrested for raping mentally-challenged woman in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested two suspects for allegedly raping a mentally-ill woman in Song Local Government Area of the state. 


Spokeperson of the command, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, in a statement on Friday, June 24, said the suspects, Kwallan John and Imamu Abdurrahman, were arrested last Sunday. 


“On 19/6/2022 apprehended two suspects for criminal conspiracy and rape of a 35 years old victim of unsound mind a resident of Dirma village Dumne, Song local government area,”the PPRO stated. 


“The suspects one Kwallan John 23 years old and Imamu Abdulrahman 21years old all resident of Dirma village in Song local government area, conspired and took the victim to an uncompleted building and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her


“The suspects were apprehended by the police in Dumne Divisional headquarters, following report received from one Simon D. Adamu, a community member.” 


Investigation so far reveals that the suspects took advantage of the victim’s mental ill health, the spokesperson said. 


The State Commissioner of Police, CP Sikiru Akande has directed discreet investigations into the cases and commencement of prosecution of the suspects.