Hope James


Alhamdu Yusuf, a 59-year-old man, has been arrested by police operatives in Bauchi State for allegedly raping his neighbour’s 18-month-old daughter, in Yelwan Kagadama area of the state.

The arrest was made after mother of the baby, one Nenkat Danladi, reported the case to Yelwa police station, on August 9.

In a statement issued on Saturday, the command’s spokesperson, SP Ahmed Wakil, said Danladi made a report that she met the suspect on her bed with the victim.

“After about 30 minutes the complainant discovered that the private part of her daughter was oozing blood, upon complaint, a team DCB personnel led by DPO yelwa rushed the victim to ATBU Teaching Hospital Bauchi for medical examination. The suspect was arrested and investigation has commenced in earnest,” he said.