In the Yauri Local Government Area of Kebbi State, two alleged rapists s3xually assaulted a two-year-old girl.
The development was confirmed on Sunday by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC).
DSC, The state’s NSCDC Public Relations Officer (PRO), Akeem Adeyemi, stated that the Yauri local government area brought the case to the command.
“Yes, we have received a rape referral case of a two-year-old girl (name withheld), from our personnel in the Yauri local government area of the state.
“Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the rape but the investigation is ongoing, and will be carried out to its logical conclusion.
“That is only what I can say for now until the investigation is over,” Adeyemi said.
Also confirming the incident, the Coordinator of the National Human Rights Commission, Alhaji Hamza Wala, said the commission found out that an unnatural offense was committed against the two-year-old- girl child.
“There was a report by a Medical Doctor in the area, Dr. Bulus Godiya, the Chief Medical Officer in Yauri General Hospital, who confirmed that the girl was sodomized and had been transferred now to Kalgo Medical Centre for necessary treatment and medication.
“Not only our commission but other rights groups, such as Yauri Women Development Association, and Hisbah Committee, among others, are all involved in trying to see that justice is served on the suspects after the investigation is concluded,” he said.
Hajiya Fatima Musa-Bature, the Chairperson of the Yauri Woman Development Association (YWDA), also confirmed the incident, saying it happened on Wednesday, June 29.
Fatima noted that investigations would detail everything.
Speaking on the incident, the father of the victim, (name withheld) also confirmed what happened to his daughter.
”It happened to my daughter, but I can’t talk much on that now.”