Police have taken into custody Enoch Kwaleji, a 52-year-old man.
Kwaleji was arrested by Adamawa state police command for allegedly r3ping a 13-year-old in Sangere Jabbi lamba,Girei local government area on November 15.
The suspect who is a resident of Salama House Sangere jabbi lamba,Girei was said to have at about 7pm lured the victim to an uncompleted building and forcefully had undue carnal knowledge of her. The incident was reported to the Divisional Police Headquarters, Jabbi Lamba by the victim’s mother.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the suspect is a vice principal at Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) senior section, Abba Murke in Song local government area.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Suleiman Ngoruje, said the state Commissioner of police has frowned at the irritable incident and has directed Officer in charge of Family unit to take over investigation and ensure diligent prosecution..
The police boss equally advises members of the public particularly parents to be watchful of their children especially the girl child against criminal-minded element who are roaming about seeking who to take advantage of.
He equally assures the Adamawa State government and the general public of the command’s unrelenting effort to see that it ends all forms of gender-based violence and promised immediate prosecution of any perpetrator found wanting.