A 27 year-old man, Ibrahim Usabatu, has been paraded by the police in Nasarawa State for sexually abusing three of his under-age cousins in Tudun Abu area of Lafia Local Government Area of the state.
The suspect, a herbalist, slept a mosque before he was accommodated by his victims’ family in Tudun Abu. Speaking to newsmen,he said
“I am in police custody because I raped three of my cousins. It happened as a mistake, it was the devil that pushed me to commit the crime,” he said..
One of the parents said,
“One fateful day when I saw my daughter, I started suspecting something between the two of them; in fact, I had been trailing him for some months.
“If we are inside the house, he would come outside and if we are outside he would remain inside pretending to be teaching the kids lessons.
“When I discovered what he was doing to the kids, I did not hesitate to ask my daughter, and she gave details of what transpired between her, the other two under-age girls and Usabatu.”
The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Kennedy Idirisu, said the suspect would be prosecuted as soon as investigation was concluded.