A 47-year-old married father of six has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command for allegedly assaulting a 9-year-old girl sexually.
It was learned that the suspect, identified as Alphonsus Peter, a resident of Demsawo, Yola-North, was arrested on Monday.
This was contained in a press release issued yesterday by the spokesperson of the Police Command, DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje.
The PPRO said the suspect took advantage of his neighbour’s absence and lured their daughter into his room where he sexually assaulted her.
“Luckily, her cries attracted the attention of a Good Samaritan, which resulted in his arrest by the Police attached to Doubeli Division. Investigations so far revealed that the suspect is a father of six and a neighbor to the victim’s parent”, he stated.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, while commending DPO Doubeli and the Good Samaritans for exposing and making it impossible for criminals of such to escape arrest, equally directed further investigations into the case.