Men of the Yobe state police command have arrested a 66-year-old man, Baba Sahabi, for allegedly raping little girls in the Sabon Gari area in the state.
According to residents of the area, Sahabi who resides in the Daban Kare area of Sabon Gari was very friendly with children and used chocolates and sweets to lure little girls into his compound where he would allegedly rape them.
A resident of the area said who spoke after his arrest said
"He is always buying chocolates daily to use to lure the girls into his compound. The victims who live around his area were sexually abused several times by the randy man. He was said to have been very friendly with children and often offer them sweets. Parents of the victims said that they only discovered about the incident after the girls were showing signs of being in pain. A check on their bodies showed that the victims' private parts were severely damaged as a result of repeated assault." a resident told SaharaReporters
Sahabi is currently being detained at the Gashua Area police command.