A statement by the spokesperson of the police command, Dungus Abdulkarim, said the suspect confessed to the crime after medical examination confirmed penetration and identified drips of semen.
“On 8/2/2021 about 1400hrs police in Fika Divisional police Headquarters apprehended one Mohammed Faruk of Gadaka town, 35, who intruded into a 90-year-old woman’s room in same area of Gadaka, thereby molesting, assaulting and raping her.
“On preliminary investigation the culprit confessed to the commission of the said alleged rape. Medical examination confirmed penetration and identified drips of semen.
“The case is currently under investigation. In view of the recent rape cases reported the Command is committed to bring an end to this barbaric attacks on minors and even old age victims.
“To this end, the Commission of Police Appreciated the cooperation of the good people of Yobe State and solicited for more,” the statement read.
KanyiDaily had also reported how a man was arrested for allegedly molesting and raping an 18-month-old baby in Karasuwa area of Yobe State.
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