Police arrest 5 suspects for sodomising teenager

Five individuals have been apprehended for sodomizing a 20-year-old boy, according to the Kano State Police Command.

This was revealed in a statement released to the media on Thursday by DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, Police Public Relations Officer, Kano State Command.

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He said, “On the 15/07/2021 at about 1700 hours, a complaint was received from a woman in Mandawari Quarters, Gwale LGA, Kano State that her nephew, one Tajuddeen Hashim, ‘m’, 20 years old of same address complained of stomach pain.

Police arrest 5 suspects for sodomising teenager

“On receipt of the report, the victim was rushed to Muhammadu Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital, Kano where he was treated and discharged, thereby, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi raised and instructed a team of Policemen to arrest the culprits within 48 hours.”

According to him, the team immediately swung into action and arrested all the five suspects within 24 hours.

He gave the names of the suspects as Ahmed Inuwa, Nasiru Ishyaku Moh’d, Lawan Uba, Auwalu Uba and Rabiu Sharu, who during preliminary investigation confessed to have deceived and lured the victim to various places and had anal sex with him on several occasions.

“One of the suspects, named Rabiu Sharu, ‘m’, 33 years old of Kabara Quarters Kano, further confessed that he was the first person to have lured the teenager and had an Anal Sex with him”, the PPRO disclosed.

Kiyawa said discreet investigation was in progress and that all the suspects would be charged to court upon completion of investigation.

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