Police apprehend man for allegedly raping 16-year-old girl on a grave in Gombe

Police officers attached to Gombe State Command have arrested one Reuben Azariah of Tarmana ward, Kaltungo Local Government area for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl on a grave.

Confirming his arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the command, Mahid Abubakar, said on September 2, at about 8:30 pm, a complaint was received from the girl’s mother that on the same date at about 8pm, the suspect took her daughter to a grave site in her compound and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her on top of the grave.

On receipt of the complaint, police operatives from Kaltungo Division swung into action and arrested the said Reuben Azariah.

Mahid said the victim and suspect were taken to General Hospital, Kaltungo, for medical examination, adding that the case was under investigation after which it would be taken to court for justice.

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