Two teenage boys have been arrested, allegedly for the kidnap and rape of a teenage schoolgirl in Bauchi.
The teenagers were said to have kidnapped the 16-year-old girl on her way to school and allegedly took her to a mountain in GRA, Bauchi, were they took turns to rape her.
Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Command, Haruna Mohammed, a Superintendent of Police, in a statement issued in Bauchi to newsmen at the weekend said Police detectives from the anti-kidnapping unit of the Command arrested the suspects. He said the arrest was made possible through an intelligence report.
“On the 26/5/2017 at about 08:00hrs, following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to State Anti-kidnapping unit Bauchi arrested the following syndicate Mahmud Abdullahi, male (18) and Abdullahi Mohammed, male, (19) all of Bauchi town,” he said.
“Suspects kidnapped a 16-year-old girl of Nasarawa ward who was on her way to school, then took her to their hideout behind a mountain at GRA Bauchi and had unlawful carnal knowledge of the victim against her will.
“The victim was rescued and taken to the ATBU Teaching Hospital Bauchi for medical examination where penetration was confirmed.”
According to the Police Spokesman, the exhibit recovered from the suspects include one tricycle with registration number DAS 440 used in kidnapping the girl.
He said Police are investigating the crime after which suspects would be charged to court for prosecution.