A 60-year-old scavenger has been arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Niger State.
Haruna Lawal was arrested in Wushishi town, Wushishi Local Government Area of the state on Saturday, July 11.
The girl was hawking fish when the suspect lured her to an uncomplicated building under the pretext of offering her N100. He then had unlawful carnal knowledge of her.
Confirming the incident, the state police spokesperson, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, said that the suspect confessed to the crime when interrogated and he would be charged to court soon.