A 20-year-old man has been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command.
The man was nabbed for allegedly chopping off the non-public a part of a six-year-old little one for suspected ritual functions, The PUNCH reports.
The Police Public Relations Officer within the state, Ahmed Wakil, disclosed this in a statement made out there to journalists in Bauchi on Friday.
He stated when policemen obtained the criticism by the aunt of the sufferer, they swung into motion and arrested the suspect whereas his confederate continues to be at giant.
He stated, “On the 30th December, 2020 at about 7.20pm one Hafsatu Wada of Zango area of Jama’are LGA, reported at the Jama’are Police Station that her niece Safarau Mohammed (not real name) (6) of the same address was found crying in a pool of her blood.
“Upon the receipt of the complaint, a patrol team led by the DPO of the Jama’are Division visited the scene and rushed the victim to the General Hospital Jama’are. There, a Medical Doctor confirmed that her private part had been cut off with a sharp object.
“The victim was immediately referred to Federal Medical Center, Azare for more medical response.
“During investigation, One Adamu Ra’uf (20) of Gandu Jama’are was arrested. On interrogation, the suspect freely confessed to have conspired with one Abdulkadir Haladu of Chikamidari area of Jama’are to perpetrate the crime.
“The said Abdulkadir is currently at large but necessary measures are being put in place for his immediate arrest. Meanwhile, investigation is still on going.”