Two vigilantes were detained by the Bauchi State Police Command for reportedly gang raping a married woman in the state’s Ningi Local Government Area while holding her at gunpoint.
The suspects, Lawali Sule and Babangida Shehu, both 30 years old and residents of Dogon-ruwa village, were detained by police detectives from the Ningi Division, according to the command’s spokesperson, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who made this announcement in a statement on Tuesday, August 30.
“On 25th Augst, 2022 at about 0200hrs the two suspects conspired among themselves and stormed the house of one Alhaji Gare, all armed with Dane-gun broke into his wife’s room one Hadiza Alhaji (not real name) and asked her husband wehreabout, but he was not at home. Thereafter they threatened her with a gun with the view to have canal knowledge of her and she succumbed out of fear,” the statement read.
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“A discreet investigation commenced in earnest. The victim was evacuated to the general hospital Ningi for medical examination and confirmed the penetration,”
“During the investigation, the suspects voluntary confessed to the crime. The exhibits recovered from the suspects: two Dane-guns. The CP directed that the suspects be charged to court.”