A 40-year-old man has been arrested by the operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly raping a 13-year-old Internally Displaced Person (IDP) in Borno on Thursday
Confirming the arrest, the State Commandant of the NSCDC, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim, said the victim, an indigene of Chibok was staying at the Colori Camp with her aunt.
Alh Ibrahim added that the suspect was arrested in a house in Colori ward behind the NNPC quarters, Dala area of the state capital where he allegedly lured the girl to perpetrate the evil act.
“The suspect held the victim hostage for two days in his house. After intensive search by the command, the girl was later found with the culprit,” he said.
The commandant decried the increasing rate of domestic abuses ranging from defilement to rape, in the state, adding that the culprits usually take advantage of the poor living condition of their victims and abuse them.
He however appeal to residents to always be alert and report any suspicious activities that can cause havoc in the society.