Kebbi Police Command arrested a forty-two-year-old man, Ibrahim Umar of Nufawa village, Basaura district of Jega Local Government, for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl at Katako area of Bara village in the state.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Garba Danjuma while speaking to the newsmen in on Thursday,August 22nd said that the suspect dragged the minor to a millet farm and forcefully had intercourse with her.
Danjuma said after the suspect was done with her, he gave her one packet of candy, valued at twenty-five naira only.
He added that the parents of the girl reported the incident to authorities, and after due police investigation, the suspect admitted to the act.
Danjuma appealed to members of the public to see the duty of fighting crime as a collective responsibility.