A 30-year-old man has confessed to unlawfully having carnal knowledge of a 2-year-old girl, blaming alcohol for the crime.
The suspect simply identified as Buguwa Kwaji, was apprehended by the Adamawa State Police Command on 12 November, 2023 following a tip-off.
Buguwa, who resides at Aljannaru village in Song LGA where he perpetrated the crime, confessed having defiled the minor, saying he was under the influence of alcohol.
“After drinking a gin known as Voltage on that fateful day, I lay down, and the little girl came and started playing on my body. So I raped her because I could not resist the urge for sex”, Buguwa stated.
He was caught red-handed by the elder sister of the victim who raised an alarm as a result of which of hawasabbed and handed over to the police.
We gathered that the suspect is married and that his wife is pregnant at the moment.
The Spokesman of the Police Command, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje who confirmed the arrest, said that the Commissioner of Police, Afolabi Babatola has ordered the CID to investigate the matter and ensure the prosecution of the suspect.