By Austin Ajayi, Yola
The Adamawa State Police Command has paraded 19 suspected rapists and 4 homosexuals in Yola.
Briefing newsmen, the Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Olugenga Adeyanju, said: that the Command has keyed into the the Inspector General of Police fight against rape and violent crimes against women and children leading to the arrest of the suspects.
Among those paraded is a 45 years- old Sani Muhammed, who was said to have raped an 11 –year- girl in Wuro Jabbe town in Yola South Local Government Area.
Sani Muhammed who is a butcher and a father of two girls aged 12 and 15, in an interview confessed to have committed the crime but blamed the art as devil’s work.
The CP also paraded one Zainba Jafaru who deceived a 33 years old woman who is her friend to accompany her to her boyfriend’s house in Gerio, a suburb in Jimeta, where the suspect in connivance with her boyfriend, Uda, later invited 9 of his friends and raped the woman.
According to the police, the men over powered the victim and has sexual intercourse with her in turns, stressing that: ” We have arrested five out of the nine while effort is on to arrest the others.”
The police also paraded 4 men who were engaged in homosexual. The suspects, the Police said, were arrested in Girie for constituting nuisance.
The Commissioner said all the suspects have confessed to the crimes and will soon be charged to court.