Man Arrested In Yobe For Kidnapping & Impregnating 20-Year-Old Lady (Photo)

Yobe State Police Command has arrested Mallam Auwalu Haruna, a self-proclaimed marabout, for alleged abduction and impregnation of a 20-year-old lady.

According to the Command's Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Dungus Abdulkarim, the police recorded 34 cases of gender-based violence (GBV) and related crimes between January and June 2024, with 85% currently undergoing trial and a few convictions secured.

He stated that the latest incident came to light when the Tarmuwa Divisional Police Headquarters received a complaint from Alhaji Mohammed Kellu that his daughter had been abducted by Mallam Auwalu Haruna on June 6, 2024.

Following a thorough search, the victim was found in the suspect's custody in Anguwan Arewa, Gaya LGA, Kano State.

A medical examination revealed that she was two months pregnant.

The Victim disclosed that she was coerced into drinking a medicinal concoction, which rendered her unconscious and vulnerable to the perpetrator's actions.

He added that the State CID has launched an investigation into the incident.

Last updated on July 15th, 2024 at 11:48 pm

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