A 46-year-old man, (name withheld) has been arrested by the Taraba State Police Command for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in Technobart area of the state.
Briefing newsmen yesterday [Feb. 24] in Jalingo, the state Commissioner for Police, Mr Nyats N. Jatau, said that on February 7, 2015, one Amos Dauda came to the police and reported that the suspect deceived his daughter with N3,000 and had sexual intercourse with her.
Jatua noted that suspect deceived the small girl and took her to his bedroom and had carnal knowledge of her.
He said that the suspect who admitted committing the offence, said he deceived the young girl to follow him to his house with a little sum of money. He added that the suspect would be charged to court as soon as investigation was concluded.
Jatau warned other syndicates of the same habit in the state to desist, adding that anyone caught in such behavior would be decisively dealt with.
He called on the members of the public to assist security agencies with useful information and to always report any suspicious character or movement to relevant authority for possible arrest.