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NA WA O! Couple Burn 17-Year-Old’s Penis For Allegedly Raping Their 4-Year-Old Daughter (Photo)


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), in Sokoto state, says it hasarrested a couple for allegedly burning the male organ of a 17-year old teenager, name withheld, over rape allegation.
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The Commandant of the Corps, Mr Babangida Abdullahi, confirmed the arrest in an interview with journalists in Sokoto on Wednesday.
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Abdullahi said that the couple, name withheld, were arrested on Tuesday, at their Sama residence, Sokoto.
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They alleged that the teenager, a Senior Secondary School three students, raped their four-year old daughter.
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So, they sponsored some boys who seized him on March 24, took him to the suspect’s house, the suspects severely tortured him and burnt his manhood.
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They also locked him up in a toilet up to the following day, March 25. The victim was later taken to the Specialist Hospital, Sokoto, where he is responding to treatment.
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Abdullahi said that the couple was arrested on March 28, for allegedly taking the law into their hands.
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The commandant further said that the suspects would soon be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of thorough investigations.
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The Father of the victim, Abdullahi Ibrahim, a Teacher at Sultan Bello Secondary School, Sokoto, appealed to the state government to assist the family in seeking justice for his son.
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He also made similar appeal to the Sultanate Council of Sokoto, local and international human rights groups, among others.
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Ibrahim said one of the suspects had threatened to kill him in the event that he made attempt to take any action.
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The suspects, however, denied the allegations in an interview with newsmen.

 
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