The Katsina Command of the Nigeria Police has arrested three teenagers for raping 13-Year old Safiya Basiru of Dutsen- Dadi in Danmusa Local Government Area of the State.
Making the disclosure to the press, the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Gambo Isah, said the suspects after defiling their victim, forced her into a pond where she drowned.
The PPRO said the suspects were arrested based on tip off.
According to the PPRO, “the command succeeded in arresting the trio of Mubarak Lawal, male aged 16 years, Anas Ibrahim, male aged 15 years and Aliyu Mika, male aged 15 years all of Danmusa town, Danmusa LGA of Katsina State.
“They conspired, attacked and raped one Safiya Basiru , female, aged 13 years of Dutsen- Dadi village, Danmusa LGA inside their farmland and thereafter threw her into a nearby pond in which as result she got drowned and died.”
He added that her body was later recovered and taken to Danmusa hospital where she was confirmed dead, adding that at the course of investigation, the suspects confessed to committing the crime.