A suspect, Dan’asabe Eddo, has blamed the devil over the rape of an 80-year-old woman in Kundami, a community in Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Eddo, a 40-year-old native of Kagarko LGA from neighbouring Kaduna State raped the aged woman at her residence in Kundami where she lives alone.
The Spokesperson of the state Police Command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Lafia on Sunday.
“Consequent upon a complaint lodged at Garaku Division on 14/1/2022 at about 2230hrs, that one Dan’asabe Eddo `M` of Kubacha village, Kagarko LGA, of Kaduna State, but a resident of Kundami Village, Garaku, Kokona LGA of Nasarawa State nocturnally went into the residence of an 80 years old Woman who stays alone at same Village and forcefully had canal knowledge of her.
“Police operatives attached to Garaku Division immediately swung into action and got the suspect arrested.
“Upon interrogation, the suspect admitted to the commission of the offence and blamed it on handiworks of the Devil.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi has directed that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Lafia for proper investigation.
The CP, however, urged members of the public to pay special attention to the elderly and guard them against gerontophiles.