Wednesday, September 23, 2015 6:35 pm
The suspect Mohammed Baba Mohammed, an Electrical Engineer was caught having sex with the girl in her father’s house in Kaduna.
When interrogated by the neighbours and the girl’s older sister, who caught him , he confessed that he was given a charm by a herbalist in Maiduguri for wealth .
Also when interviewed by journalists , he also confessed, “I was given the charm from one man in Maiduguri, Borno state, the man said I should rub it on any girl of between 10 and 11 years of age and then sleep with her thereafter ,I will have lot of wealth.
However, Baba Mohammed , a married man with a child blamed his action on “Devil”, adding that he regretted his action.
The raped girl, who spoke to journalists under plea of anonymity ,revealed that the suspect threatened her not to ever reveal what happened between him and her to any person . She also disclosed that the suspect always give her fifty naira after sleeping with her.
Meanwhile, the father of the girl, who insisted that justice must be done on the behalf of her daughter also narrated how the suspect was caught in his room defiling his daughter.
He narrated, “I was in Kawo when the my elder daughter called me to inform me of what happened. Upon reaching home, she told me what happened. She said she came home and met the door locked. She had to knock several times before the door was opened only to find the man with her sister.”
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Badarawa/Malali Concerned Forum Mohammed Adamu Lela condemned the act and promised to hand over the suspect to the police and follow the case to its logical conclusion.