Two arrested for gang-raping NYSC member in Kano

KANO – Two miscreants, Abba Garba 18, Abubakar Suleiman, 17, Monday, shocked Kano residents as they  confessed to have gang-raped a National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, member serving with Durumi Secondary School, Kurna in Kano municipality.

The police  said it has arrested Abba Garba and Abubakar Suleiman while the other two, Nazeephy Malam and Ali Wara  are said to be at large.

Garba, the lead suspect told Vanguard that the incident occurred penultimate week  in one of the classrooms in the college by 12 noon when the victim, who was not aware of the strike action in the state, resumed for classes.

He revealed that he and his cohorts were forced into the school building on the fateful day by  the torrential downpour  when suddenly a lady that appeared to be in her late 20’s approached them, speaking a language they could not understand.

One of the suspects, Garba

Garba told Vanguard that he was moved by the beauty of the ‘stranger’ and  immediately drew out a sharp knife and compelled her to undress before  he and his friends raped her in turns.

He said: “I took shelter in the premises of the college with my friends when it started raining on that fateful day. While we were having fun, a lady suddenly approached us and was speaking a language none of us understood.

“I was moved by her beauty and immediately drew out a sharp knife. We took her into one of the class rooms, forced her to undress and raped her in turn before policemen on patrol apprehended two of us. The other two escaped.”


By AbdulSalam Muhammad, Kano


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