The Bauchi State police have arrested to male primary school teachers for gang-raping their six-year-old pupil.
The disclosure was made by the Commissioner of Police, Bauchi State Command, Garba Umar, during a press conference at his office on Thursday, March 16, 2017, Punch reports.
He spoke of the progress made by the command in stemming the flow of kidnap, rape and armed robbery in the state.
Umar said that the suspects, Sani Abubakar, 39, and Usman Hassan, 33, both of Dutsen Tanshi, were arrested on March 8th, 2017 at about 9:00 am for gang-raping the minor in question.
The CP said, “The suspects lured a six-year-old girl and had unlawful carnal knowledge with her at a Primary School in Dutsen Tanshi.
“Unfortunately, two of the suspects are the victim’s teachers at the same Primary School.’’
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In a similar development, a 20-year-old man was arrested by police officers attached to the Burra Division, on 12th March, 2017, in Burra town in Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State for raping his 4-year-old relative.
Umar disclosed that the victim was rushed to the Burra General Hospital for medical examination.