Four suspects, Bala Mohammed, Dauda Damina, Mohammed Ahmed and Dahiru Mato have been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command for allegedly gang-raping a lady in Yali, the Ganjuwa area of the state.
The suspects stormed the lady’s home in Mada Dutsen Kura, November 28 during which they attacked her husband, one Abubakar Mohammed, before taking turns to rape her.
The suspects were said to have demanded N150,000, afterwards and the husband reportedly paid N35,000, before they fled the apartment.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the arrests to newsmen while parading the suspects on Wednesday at the state police command headquarters, saying the suspects were arrested on January 1, by detectives of the Ganjuwa Division after a tip-off.
He said, “The suspects were arrested round 8pm on the New 12 months’s Day following an intelligence report. They have been nabbed by the detectives hooked up to the Ganjuwa division in collaboration with a vigilance group.
“Armed with cutlasses, the suspects went to the residence of one Abubakar Mohammed and raped his spouse after which they threatened to kidnap his mom.
“He gave them a sum of N35,000, and pleaded with them to not kidnap his mother following their threats.
“The suspects, nevertheless, seized his bike pending when he would pay the excellent ransom.
“The police recovered two cutlasses from them and the bike receipts as reveals.