Photo: Couple burn manhood of 17-year-old boy for allegedly raping their 4-yr-old daughter
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), in Sokoto state, says it has arrested a couple for allegedly burning the male organ of a 17-year old teenager.
The Commandant of the Corps, Mr Babangida Abdullahi, confirmed the arrest in an interview with journalsts in Sokoto on Wednesday. Abdullahi said that the couple were arrested on Tuesday, at their Sama residence, Sokoto.
He said:” They alleged that the teenager, an SS3 student, raped their four-year old daughter. So, they sponsored some boys who seized him on March 24, took him to the suspects’ house, the suspects severely tortured him and burnt his manhood.
They also locked him up in a toilet up to the following day, March 25. The victim was later taken to the Specialist Hospital, Sokoto, where he is responding to treatment.”
Abdullahi said that the couple was arrested on March 28, for allegedly taking the law into their hands.
The Father of the victim, Abdullahi Ibrahim, a Teacher at Sultan Bello Secondary School, Sokoto, appealed to the state government to assist the family in seeking justice for his son.