Omg! Couple arrested for burning the penis of a 17-year-old boy who allegedly raped their 4year old daughter (Photo)
A couple in Sokoto have been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for burning the penis of a 17-year-old teenager who allegedly raped their 4year old daughter.
Speaking to Newsmen on Wednesday, the Commandant of the Corps, Mr. Babangida Abdullahu confirmed the arrest.
According to him, the couple (name withheld) were arrested on Tuesday, at their Sama residence in Sokoto for allegedly taking the law into their hands.
'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 suspect’s 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, he said.
He further said the suspects would soon be arraigned in court they are done with the investigation.
The Father of the victim, Abdullahi Ibrahim, a Teacher at Sultan Bello Secondary School, Sokoto, appealed to the state government to assist the family in seeking justice for his son.
He also made a similar appeal to the Sultanate Council of Sokoto, local and international human rights groups, among others.
Ibrahim disclosed that one of the suspects had threatened to kill his son in the event. The suspects, however, denied the allegations in an interview with newsmen.