Police Flay Increasing Cases Of Homosexuality, Rape In Borno

Source: thewillnigeria.com

SAN FRANCISCO, March 08, (THEWILL) - The increasing cases of immoral and anti-social acts in Borno State is now a source of worry to the State Police Command.

On Friday, the Command expressed great concern on the growth in cases of homosexuality, rape and seduction of minors in the state.

A statement signed by the Command's Public Relations Officer, DSP Gideon Jubrin, asked parents to be wary of the increase numbers of rate of minors who are lured by elderly men into these immoral and anti-social behaviours.

The statement said a suspect in the custody of the command, Ahmadu Abubakar , 15, attempted to rape a five-year-old girl at Daban Masara in Kukawa Local Government Area of the state on February 22, The Police statement disclosed further that on the same day, another man, Nura Senator Mohammed Ibrahim of Doctor's quarters Maiduguri along with his friend Abdullahi Ganjarma of Bulumkutu ward in Maiduguri, the state capital, allegedly lured a minor and cut off his manhood for possible ritual purpose.

According to the Police, one 21-year-old Ajit Haruna of Bulumkutu ward, Maiduguri was also arrested on February, 19 for raping a 13 -year-old student, while on February 28 at about 0900hrs, one Mohammed Dan Nguru, 55 years old, a resident of Bulumkutu ward was arrested for raping an eight year-old girl.

'One Tijjani Lawan, a 30-year-old, Alhaji Sugun Adamu, a 35-year-old man, Mohammed Usman, 18 year-old-man and Abdullahi Suleiman, 26-year-old man, all from Damaturu, the Yobe State capital were arrested at Bulumkutu on March 3 for being in possession of 225 bags and 419 pallets of weeds suspected to be Indian Hemp," the statement said.

The Police Command spokesman said all cases will be charged to court when all investigations are completed.

He however urged parents and guardians to be wary of adults who exploit the innocence of the children to lure them into anti-social acts and crime.