Police in Jigawa State have arrested eleven people for purportedly raping a 12-year-old young lady.
Representative of the State police command, SP Abdu Jinjiri affirmed the arrested to our correspondent in Dutse.
He said the incident occurred at Limawa quarters in Dutse local government area of Jigawa State.
Jinjiri clarified that the arrest was made after the police in the area received a complaint that one Alh Zuwai, 57 years old of Ma’ai village in Dutse local government was seen at Limawa market trying to lure a 12 year old girl of the same address to a hidden place, to have intercourse with her.
He said police arrested the suspect and on the course of interrogation, the young lady referenced eleven people who have been raping her severally in different occasions.
Police representative said all the eleven suspects were likewise arrested and have confessed to the offence.
The case is still under investigation at the State CID in Dutse.