A man, simply identified as Ahmadu, has been arrested for allegedly abducting and impregnating a 20-year-old woman in Abaji, Abuja. A police source, who preferred anonymity, told Daily Trust, yesterday [Sept. 5], that the suspect was arrested on Saturday at Unguwar Abattoir area of the town.
The source said that the woman was alleged to have disappeared for more than a month and her family members were unable to locate her whereabouts until some people later saw her in the suspect’s room. The source also said that the police were informed and they came and arrested the suspect.
“Members of the woman’s family searched for her for almost a month without success,” he said. “Until when the police got the information of her abduction from a neighbour in the area and arrested the suspect.”
The source alleged that the woman was discovered pregnant for the suspect when the police arrested him.
When Daily Trust contacted, the Abaji Divisional Police Officer (DPO), CSP David Kolo, confirmed the incident, saying that the suspect would be charged to court after investigation had been concluded.
- Daily Trust