By Bashir Bello
KANO — Kano State Police Command on Thursday stated it has recorded no fewer than 42 rape instances between the interval of January 2020 until date within the state.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna who confirmed this to VANGUARD stated the variety of instances dropped with 14 instances when in comparison with what it recorded in yr 2019 the place it recorded 56 instances between the stated interval beneath overview.
DSP Haruna stated perpetrators of the crime largely carried out their atrocities in an uncompleted constructing.
According to him, “we recorded 42 rape instances within the state between January until date. When you examine it with what was recorded in 2019 first half (January to June) which was 56 instances. It diminished with 14 instances.
“The instances indicated that 33.three per cent of the rape incidents had been dedicated in uncompleted buildings, 17.7 per cent at farmlands whereas 15.6 per cent had been carried out in outlets and suspects residents respectively.
“Similarly, about 8.9 per cent had been carried out in faculties, 6.7 per cent within the victims’ residents and a pair of.2 per cent at market locations.
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“The suspects had been charged to courts within the state.
“Residents within the state had been nonetheless known as upon to report instances of molestation and different types of abuse to the police as conserving quiet with out reporting instances will encourage the perpetrators to additional commit comparable crime within the society.
“Our doors are open for advice; in this era of community policing, the Command incorporates community problem-solving approach in handling issues in the state. The Command is committed to addressing the ugly menace,” DSP Haruna nonetheless stated.
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