Two members of a vigilante group have been arrested for allegedly gang-r*ping a married woman in Bauchi State.
The men committed the act at gunpoint in Ningi Local Government Area of the state.
Spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, August 30, said the suspects, Lawali Sule, 30 and Babangida Shehu, 30, of Dogon-ruwa village, were arrested by police detectives attached to Ningi Division.
“On 25th Augst, 2022 at about 0200hrs the two suspects conspired among themselves and stormed the house of one Alhaji Gare, all armed with Dane-gun broke into his wife’s room one Hadiza Alhaji (not real name) and asked her husband whereabout, but he was not at home. Thereafter they threatened her with a gun with the view to have canal knowledge of her and she succumbed out of fear,” the statement read.
“A discreet investigation commenced in earnest. The victim was evacuated to the general hospital Ningi for medical examination and confirmed the penetration,”
“During the investigation, the suspects voluntary confessed to the crime. The exhibits recovered from the suspects: two Dane-guns. The CP directed that the suspects be charged to court.”