May 17, 2022

MAN WHO RAPED 40 WOMEN ARRESTED BY KANO STATE POLICE

MAN WHO RAPED 40 WOMEN ARRESTED BY KANO STATE POLICE

Man who raped 40 women arrested by kano state police. The Kano State Police Command made clear they have apprehended a man who is responsible for the rape of about 40 people within a year, Nigerianjournal reports .

 

A mother in Dangora, Kano, caught the man in her children’s bedroom, according to police spokesman Abdullahi Haruna. The man ran away but neighbours chased and caught him, she added.

 

DSP Abdullahi Haruna, the Kano state Police command Public Relations Officer confirmed this in a statement that Muhammad Alfa, a 32-year-old man in Kwanar Dangora an outskirt of Kano was arrested on Tuesday, 9th of June.

MAN WHO RAPED 40 WOMEN ARRESTED BY KANO STATE POLICE

“During interrogation, the man confessed to have raped more than 40 female in a year, including girls, married women, as well as an 80-year-old.”

 

The police say the spate of rapes included an attack on children as young as 10 years old.

 

The chief of the town, Ahmadu Yau, said the arrest is a welcome development.

“People of Dangora are so happy at this time and we hope justice will be served appropriately.”

Residents told the BBC that they had lived the last year in fear, even in their own homes, because they had heard that a serial rapist was climbing fences and raping women indoors.

 

“We can now sleep with our eyes closed,” a lady told BBC out of profund gratitude and relief.

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