The Adamawa State police command has arrested a 30-year-old woman, Zainab Jafaru, for alleged involvement in a nine-man rape gang in the state.
Police spokesman in the state, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, in a statement on Thursday confirmed the incident in Yola.
The statement reads, “on the 13/6/2020 following a report received from a 33 year old lady been raped by a syndicate of nine, at Gerio, a remote area of Jambutu, Yola North LGA, Police operatives attached to the command’s monitoring team, arrested Ahmadu Ismail (20years); Salu Buba (25year); Muhammed Ali (78yrs); Abubakar Ali (28years) and Zainab Jafaru (Female) 30 years.
The incident happened on June 12, 2020 when the fifth Suspect Zainab Jafaru deceived the complainant, who is her friend, to accompany her to a certain place to meet her boyfriend.
“Upon arrival, Zainab’s boyfriend (now on the run), invited his gang who forcefully had sexual intercourse with the complainant one after another”, he said.
Nguroje disclosed that Jafaru would be charged to court for aiding and abating gang rape.