A couple has been arrested by officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), in Sokoto state, for allegedly burning the manhood of a 17-year old teenager, for raping their four year old daughter.
According to Babangida Abdullahi, who is commandant of the Corps, the couple were arrested at their Sama residence in Sokoto yesterday.
According to Abdullahi, the arrest was made after the father of the teenager, Abdullahi Ibrahim who is a Teacher at Sultan Bello Secondary School, Sokoto, lodged a complaint.
“They alleged that the teenager, a Senior Secondary School three students, raped their four-year old daughter. So, they sponsored some boys who seized him on March 24, took him to the suspects’ house, the suspects severely tortured him and burnt his manhood. They also locked him up in a toilet up to the following day, March 25. The victim was later taken to the Specialist Hospital, Sokoto, where he is responding to treatment”