Tue. Oct 26th, 2021

A suspect in police custody over missing 16-year-old daughter in Adamawa

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The police in Adamawa have arrested a man from Mayo-Belwa town in Mayo-Belwa local government area for the alleged disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter.

Police spokesperson in the state, Sulaiman Nguroje, confirmed the arrest on Thursday, adding that investigation into the matter was ongoing.

“A male suspect from Mayo-Belwa LGA was arrested by the police in the alleged disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter.

“The suspect told the Police that he gave his daughter the foodstuff they bought from the market and asked her to take the items home.

“According to the suspect, when he returned home, he discovered that his daughter did not return home.

“A corpse suspected to be of the daughter was uncovered in a remote area in Mayo-Belwa town,” the police spokesperson said.

A neighbor to the suspect, Sahabi Joda, said the suspect was last seen with the girl three days ago.

(NAN)

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