Adebayo Adenrele

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested Enoch Kwaleji, 52 for defiling a 13-year-old girl in Sangere Jabbi Lamba, Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

According to the Adamawa Command`s spokesman, SP Suleiman Nguroje, the suspect is a vice principal of a Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Senior Section, Abba Murke in Song local government area.

“The suspect a resident of salama House Sangere Jabbi lamba, Girei on Nov. 15 at about 1900hrs, lured the victim to an uncompleted building and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.

“The incident was reported to the Divisional Police Headquarters,5 Jabbi lamba by the victim’s mother”, he said.

Nguroje added the Commissioner of Police, Mr Sikiru Akande had directed the officer in charge of the Family unit to take over the investigation and ensure diligent prosecution.

He promised immediate prosecution of any perpetrator found wanting.

Akande thereby enjoined members of the public, particularly parents to be vigilant of their children, especially the girl-child against criminal-minded elements.