A couple has been arrested by officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), in Sokoto state, for allegedly burning the manhood of a 17-year old teenager, name withheld, for raping their four year old daughter.
Disclosing this to newsmen in Sokoto state, the commandant of the Corps, Babangida Abdullahi, said that the couple were arrested at their Sama residence, Sokoto yesterday.
According to Abdullahi, the arrest was made after the father of the teenager, Abdullahi Ibrahim who is a Teacher at Sultan Bello Secondary School, Sokoto, lodged a complain.
“They alleged that the teenager, a Senior Secondary School three students, 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