The police officer that was recently accused of abducting and raping a 14-year-old girl named Maryam in Anambra state, has been arrested. The officer, Barau Garba allegedly raped the teenage girl till her vagina was ruptured, after he abducted her on the 14th of October 2017. Read the previous report here.
The Anambra Police commissioner at a press briefing said the command confirms that CPLBarau Garba WITH Force number 275601 attached to 7PMF Sokoto but on deployment to Anambra state on special duty has been detained for allegedly defiling a minor.
The policeman was detained and, defaulted accordingly and is facing Police internal disciplinary procedures. He will be charged before a Court of the law as soon as the criminal investigation against him is concluded.
The commissioner stressed that the case is an isolated case and as such does not reflect the values and ethics of the Nigeria Police Force.