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Three teenagers gang-rape girl, 13, drown her inside pond in Katsina


Katsina State police command have arrested three teenagers for allegedly drowning a 13-year-old girl to death in a pond after gang-raping her on August 14.

The three teenage boys are aged between 15 and 16.

“On Friday 14th 2020 around 3:45 pm, based on the tip-off, the command succeeded in arresting the trio.

All from Danmusa town, they allegedly conspired, attacked and gang-raped a 13-year-old girl from Dutsen-Dadi village in Danmusa Local Government Area in their farmland on August 14, 2020.

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The suspects are Mubarak Lawan 16, Anas Ibrahim, 15 and Aliyu Mika, 15; all from Danmusa local government,”, Spokesperson of the state police command, SP Gambo Isah, who paraded the boys before newsmen revealed.

He added that the suspects have all confessed to committing the crime, after raping the victim, they threw her into a nearby pond, as a result of which, she drowned.

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The victim’s body was later discovered and taken to Danmusa Hospital, where she was confirmed dead.