A teenage boy, Ayuba Hamza, has been arrested by the police for alleged sexual molestion of a four-year-old woman in Adamawa State.
Hamza, 18, reportedly molested the woman at Jabbi-lamba village, within the Girei Local Government Area of the state.
He was stated to have molested the sufferer twice.
Spokesperson for the police within the state, DSP Suleiman Nguroge confirmed the incident to SaharaReporters.
He stated, “Yes, I can verify a case of sexual assault involving a 4-year previous child from Jabbi-lamba in Girei.
“The Adamawa State Police command on 4/6/2021 apprehended an 18-year-old suspect for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old child.
“The suspect, Ayuba Hamza, a resident of Jabbi-lamba village, in Girei Local Government Area, took the benefit of the child following the seperation of her mother and father that introduced her underneath the care and custody of her grandmother.
“Investigation reveals that the suspect being a detailed neighbour of the sufferer, dedicated the offence twice earlier than he was caught.
“The grandmother who caught the suspect within the act, cried and attracted the eye of some neighbors which resulted within the suspect’s arrest by the police at Jabbi-lamba.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, recommended officers and males of the police for exposing and making it not possible for the felony to flee arrest.
“The CP directed that there ought to be a discreet investigation into the case because the sufferer is underneath medical consideration.
“Meanwhile, as a part of the efforts at tackling felony actions and different associated offences within the state, the CP directed all DPOs to go after anybody committing such heinous crimes and apprehend them.
“He equally calls on people to always report suspicious characters around their neighborhoods to the police, just as he urged parents to always watch the kids closely.”