Police authorities have arrested eleven men for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl in Jigawa state.
The spokesperson of the States’ police command, Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident.
Jinjiri said it occurred at Limawa Quarters in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
The suspects were arrested after the 12-year-old narrated that they raped her on different occasions.
Jinjiri explained that the arrest was made after the police in the area received a complaint that one 57-year-old man was seen at Limawa market trying to lure the 12-year-old girl to have intercourse with her.
The police spokesperson said most of the suspects have confessed to the crime and investigation is currently ongoing as they will all be prosecuted.