Father of six arrested for sexually assaulting his neighbour’s 9-year-old daughter in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a 47-year-old married father of six for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl. 

The suspect, Alphonsus Peter, a resident of Demsawo,Yola Noth, was arrested on Monday, March 29. 

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said the suspect took advantage of his neighbour’s absence and lured their daughter into his room where he sexually assaulted her.

“Luckily her cried attracted the attention of a Good Samaritan which resulted to his arrest by the Police attached to Doubeli Division. Investigations so far revealed that the suspect is a father of six and a neighbor to the victim’s parent.”

The Commissioner of Police, CP Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, while commending DPO Doubeli and the Good Samaritans for exposing and making it impossible for criminal of such to escape arrest , equally directs further investigations into the case. 

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