By; SAMSON YAKI, Lafia
A 75-year-old man, Ali Isah, has been arrested by the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s three-year-old daughter.
The suspect was arrested on Monday in Kandere village in the Kokona Local Government Area of the state following a report lodged by the villagers.
The state Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr Muhammad Mahmoud-Fari, disclosed this while parading the suspect Thursday, in Lafia.
He said the victim was currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in the Karu Local Government Area of the state.
The NSCDC boss appealed to members of the public, particularly parents and guardians, to be vigilant and wary of those who lurk around their children and wards
The suspect, who confessed to the crime, blamed spiritual forces for his actions as he expressed remorse for his action.
Isah is a husband of two wives and 11 children.