The Adamawa State Police Command has apprehended one Jaafar Adamu, a 36-year-old man for raping his 21-year-old neighbour’s wife in Angwan Diocese Kala’a, Hong local government area of the state.
SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, Police Public Relations Officer in a statement Ref No. CZ :5300/ADS/PPRO/VOL.4/36 shared with THE WHISTLER on Tuesday, said the suspect was arrested on 15th September 2023.
Nguroje further said the suspect, who is a resident of Angwan Diocese Kala’a in Hong local government area, committed the offence in the afternoon after noticing that the victim’s husband had gone to the farm.
Nguroje said, “Investigation so far reveals that the suspect was wearing a black face mask and also carried a knife which he used in threatening the victim to comply with his demands.
“Unfortunately for him, upon committing the act his mask fell off, having been recognized by the victim, he fled away through the window.”
The incident was reported to the Divisional Police Headquarters, Kala’a by the victim’s husband leading to his arrest, the police officer added.
He also explained that the Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola has directed the Officer in charge of the Family support unit to take over investigation and ensure diligent prosecution of the perpetrator.