From Onimisi Alao, Yola
Police and native safety outfits have launched a manhunt for a person mentioned to be in his 30s, who reportedly defiled a three-year-old woman in Adamawa State and fled.
Residents of Gera Bonyo, a group in Girei Local Government Area of Central Adamawa Zone the place the incident came about, mentioned on Sunday that vigilantes and hunters have been looking for the person, whereas the state police spokesman, DSP Suleiman Nguroje mentioned his males have been additionally in search of the suspect.
Our correspondent learnt that the suspect, Adili Dan Alaji, had on March 10, pounced on the three-year-old woman, and fled when the woman cried out in agony.
He had inflicted third-degree accidents on the kid, in keeping with sources on the Federal Medical Centre Yola the place she was receiving medical consideration.
It was learnt yesterday that the suspect was an errand boy in the home of the kid’s father, and used the chance of his closeness to the household to sexually assault the daughter of his grasp.
The father of the minor, who was initially “reluctant” to convey the perpetuator to justice for concern exposing the household to detrimental publicity, is alleged to have yielded to stress and is in help of tracing the runaway suspect.
Police spokesman DSP Suleiman Nguroje mentioned the case was reported and mandatory steps have been being taken to handle it.
Nguruje mentioned advised our correspondent, “The matter was reported to the police. We are going after the suspect, because he escaped immediately after the act. But our men are doing everything possible to apprehend him.”