Nasarawa police arrest man for raping 17-year-old girl to death

Avatar admin | May 2, 2022


Nasarawa police arrest man for raping 17-year-old girl to death

A 36-year-old man identified as Bako Anjeh has been arrested by the police for raping a 17-year-old girl to death in the Nasarawa-Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa state.

The suspect who forced the victim to drink gramoxone (a chemical used for killing grasses) to make her weak before raping her, was arrested after a complaint was lodged at the Akwanga Area Command by the victim’s father, Mr. Dimka Sarki.

The state police spokesperson, Ramhan Nansel also disclosed that the Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi, has directed the suspect be charged to court for prosecution after the investigation is concluded at the State Criminal Investigation Department in Lafia.

Nansel said; 

“A complaint was lodged at Akwanga Area Command by one Dimka Sarki, that one Bako Anjeh lured his daughter to his room and tried to have unlawful carnal knowledge of her. The suspect hails from Angam village in Akun Development Area of Nasarawa-Eggon Local Government Area.

“When she refused, he forcefully gave her gramoxone, a chemical substance used in killing grasses, to drink, which made her weak then. He proceeded and had carnal knowledge of her.

“Upon receipt of the complaint, Police operatives attached to Akwanga Area Command swiftly moved to the scene and got the suspect arrested.

“The victim was taken to Ola hospital in Akwanga LGA for medical treatment where her statements were taken before she later died at the same hospital and the corpse was deposited there for post mortem examination.”



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