The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has arrested a man, 20, for allegedly raping an eight-year-old boy in Dutse Local Government Area of the state.
The Commander, Mr Muhammad Gidado, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Dutse.
Gidado said that the suspect was arrested in the Jigawa-tsada quarters of Dutse town on Sunday following an intelligence report.
He said that the suspect allegedly lured the boy into his room and committed the offence.
He said that a medical report by Rashidi Shekoni Specailist Hospital, Dutse, had confirmed that the boy was raped.
Gidado said that the suspect confessed to have committed the offence with the boy on previous occasions, and that he lured the child with N20 each time.
Gidado said that the suspect would be charged to court. (NAN)
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