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Vice principal allegedly rapes 13-year-old student in Adamawa

52-year-old man, Enoch Kwaleji has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl in Sangere Jabbi Lamba, Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

The Adamawa Police Command spokesman, SP Suleiman Nguroje disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Yola.

According to Mr Nguroje, the suspect is a vice principal of a Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Senior Section, Abba Murke in Song local government area.

He said: “The suspect a resident of salama House Sangere Jabbi lamba, Girei on Nov. 15 at about 1900hrs, lured the victim to an uncompleted building and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.

“The incident was reported to the Divisional Police Headquarters, Jabbi lamba by the victim’s mother”, he said.”

Mr Nguroje said the Commissioner of Police, Sikiru Akande had directed the officer in charge, bof Family unit, to take over investigation and ensure diligent prosecution.

Mr Akande also advised members of the public, particularly parents, to be watchful of their children, especially the girl-child against criminally-minded elements.

Mr Akande promised immediate prosecution of any perpetrator found wanting.

Writing by Muzha Kucha; Editing by Tony Okerafor