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Hisbah detains a 16-year-old in Kebbi on charges of raping two youngsters.

Hisbah detains a 16-year-old in Kebbi on charges of raping two youngsters.

16-year-old Habibu Umar has been detained by the Hisbah, a religious police in Kebbi State, on charges of raping two minors aged 5 and 6.

He was arrested in the Badariya district of Birnin Kebbi, the state capital, as confirmed by a statement posted on Hisbah’s Facebook page in Hausa language, on Wednesday.

The statement revealed that Umar admitted to the crime, prompting his immediate transfer to the regular police force for a comprehensive investigation.

The Hisbah Commissioner stated the gravity of the case and emphasized Hisbah’s commitment to pursue legal actions against the accused.

“The Hisbah government of Kebbi state has succeeded in arresting Habibu Umar, 16 years old, for allegedly raping two girls aged 5 and 6 in Badariya district of Kebbi,” the translated statement declared.

The statement further outlined that medical examinations conducted at the Hisbah Dana Hospital confirmed the assault.

In compliance with legal procedures, the Hisbah promptly handed over the matter to the regular police force for further investigation and subsequent presentation before the court.

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