Young man arrested for stabbing and raping 18-year-old girl in Bauchi

Police has arrested one Godiya Ishaku for allegedly stabbing and raping an 18-year-old girl in Dass Local Government Area of Bauchi State . 

Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday said the suspect was arrested on February 3, following a report made by one Prince Yohanna. 

“On 03/02/2021 at about 0530hrs, one Prince Yohanna, a Staff of National Identity Card registration Tafawa Balewa L.G.A reported that on same date at about 0300hrs, one Godiya Ishaku of same address induced one Blessing (not real name) aged 18yrs of Dot in Dass L.G.A, took her to an uncompleted building with a knife inflicted injury on her hand and raped her,” the statement says.

On receipt of the report, a team of policemen were drafted to the scene and the victim rushed to General Hospital Tafawa Balewa for medical examination.

Wakil said the suspect was arrested afterwards while investigation is still in progress.