Five men have been apprehended for allegedly sodomising a 20-year-old man in Kano, the State Police Command has said.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna stated this in a statement issued to newsmen in Kano on Friday.
The police spokesman said the suspects were nabbed on 16th July 2021 in Mandawari quarters, Gwale LGA following a complaint from the victim’s nephew.
“On the 15/07/2021 at about 1700 hours, a complaint was received from a woman in Mandawari quarters, Gwale LGA, Kano state that her nephew, one Tajuddeen Hashim, 20 years old of the same address complained of stomach pain.
“On interrogation, he (Hashim) stated that the following persons: Ahmed Inuwa, 34; Nasiru Isyaku Mohammed, 48; Lawal Uba, 31; Auwalu Uba, 40; and Rabi’u Sharu, 33, deceived and lured him to various places and had anal sex with him on several occasions, as a result, he sustained serious stomach pain.
“On receipt of the report, the victim was rushed to Muhammad Abdullahi Wase hospital, Kano where he was treated and discharged after which the culprits were arrested,” Haruna said.
He said on preliminary investigation, all the suspects confessed to the offence.
“Discreet investigation is in progress and all suspects will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation,” Haruna said.