A report by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Yobe state Command has revealed that a man, Shaaibu Danladi, aged 40, defiled a six months old baby

According to the NSCDC commandant in the state, Dr. Muhammed Fari, the incident happened in Potiskum.

The NSCDC commandant said medical report indicated that the baby sustained tear in her vagina down to her anus. Due to the defilement and decried the increasing cases of rape, indecency and breach of trust in the state.

He said the baby was undergoing medical treatment at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, adding that the command had charged several suspects to court for contravening sections 283, 285 and 312 of the Penal Code.

He said, “The case no: YBS/PT/CMCII/091c/2016 suffered setback due to lack of a sign language expert at the court to communicate with the deaf and dumb suspect.”

He said other rape cases were also recorded in Damaturu, with the suspects charged in a Magistrates’ Court in Damaturu.


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