Police nab 3 boys for gang-raping and drowning a 13-year-old girl to death in a pond in Katsina state.
The Katsina state police spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah, who paraded the 3 teenage boys, said the suspects were aged between 15 and 16.
On Friday 14th 2020 around 3:45pm, 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.
The suspects are Mubarak Lawan 16, Anas Ibrahim, 15 and Aliyu Mika, 15; all from Danmusa local government
He added that after raping the victim, they threw her into a nearby pond, as a result of which, she drowned.
Isah said the victim’s body was later discovered and taken to Danmusa Hospital, where she was confirmed dead.
He said the suspects have all confessed to committing the crime.