Police in Kano Arrest 124 Suspected Rapists, Homosexuals


Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano
Police in Kano have arrested 124 suspected rapists and homosexuals from April to June in the state.
The spokesman of the police in Kano, Magaji Musa Majia, said the police had recorded 115 cases of rape, sodomy and other acts of gross indecency within the period under review.
Majia disclosed that 128 victims were involved in the crimes out of which 124 suspects had been arrested.
According to him, 94 cases were charged to courts, while 13 cases are under investigation.
He expressed worry over the increasing rate of such crimes across the state.
The police spokesman promised that the police would continue to do their best to curtail the situation.
Majia appealed to religious leaders, traditional rulers and other well-meaning Nigerians to join hands in fighting the social vices in the state and Nigeria in general.