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Police arrests 43-year-old man for allegedly raping 80-year-old woman in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a 43-year-old man, Dan’asabe Eddo, who allegedly raped an 80-year-old woman in Kokona Local Government Area of the state.

Police spokesperson in the state, ASP Ramhan Nansel, in a statement on Sunday, January 16, said the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Garaku Division of the command.

"Consequent upon a complaint lodged at Garaku Division on 14/1/2022 at about 2230hrs, that one Dan’asabe Eddo `M` of Kubasha village, Kagarko LGA, Kaduna but a resident of Kundami Village, Garaku, Kokona LGA of Nasarawa State nocturnally went into the residence of an 80-year-old Woman who stays alone at same Village and forcefully had canal knowledge of her, Police operatives attached to Garaku Division immediately swung into action and got the suspect arrested," the PPRO stated. 

Upon interrogation, the suspect admitted to the commission of the offence and blamed it on handiworks of the devil.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi has directed that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Lafia for proper Investigation.

The CP, however, urged members of the public to pay special attention to the elderly and guard them against gerontophiles.

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