BURSTED: 124 In Police Net In Kano For Rape, Sodomy

BURSTED: 124 In Police Net In Kano For Rape, Sodomy
Chris Steven, Abuja
The Kano State Police Command, on Wednesday, said that it has apprehended a total of 124 suspected rapists and sodomites in three months.
Magaji Musa Majia, the state police public relations officer who confirmed this figure to at a news briefing said the arrests were recorded between April and June, 2017
According to Majia, a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), there were 115 cases of rape while others involved sodomy and other acts of gross indecency.
He noted that 128 victims were involved in the crimes out of which 124 suspects had been arrested, 94 cases charged to courts, while 13 cases were under investigation.
The police spokesperson expressed worry over the increasing rate of rape across the state, assuring that the police would continue to do their best to curtail the situation.
He appealed to religious leaders, traditional rulers and other well-meaning Nigerians to join hands in fighting the social vices.