Nigeria Police parade humanitarian worker, student for allege rape, culpable homicide, attempted murder in Borno.


Borno state Commissioner of Police Abdu Umar briefing newsmen at headquarters of the Command in Maiduguri.

By Dauda Iliya

The Borno state Police Command has paraded a humanitarian worker Huzaif Abdulra’uf for allegedly raping an 18 year old girl to death in Maiduguri. 

At a media briefing, Borno state Commissioner of Police Abdu Umar said the 35 year old suspect lured the deceased into his room at 303 housing estate in Maiduguri and sexually abused her. 

According to the Commissioner of Police, the victim was said to have stabbed herself with a kitchen knife after realised that she had been raped leading to serious injury and was later pronouced dead by hospital officials.

He added that in the process of taking the victim to the hospital recklessly drove against the traffic and hit a 30 year old man.

The Commissioner assured that investigation on the matter would be discrete while the Command is still awaiting result of the autopsy before charging the suspect court. 

In an interview with Radio Nigeria Huzaif Abdulra’uf denied all the allegations, however could explanation on what led to her death. 

Similarly,  the Command has also paraded a 16 year old student of Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology for attempted murder of 11 year old Sadi Mato of the same institution. 

He said the suspect Ahmed Goni inflicted a deep cut with a razor blade on the neck of Jibrin Mato who is currently recuperating at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital. 

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