The Kaduna State Police has confirmed the death of a six year old girl whose body was found inside a mosque after she was raped.
The police were alerted when men who were about to pray inside the mosque found the girl’s body laying dead inside the mosque.
Confirming the incident, police spokesman ASP Muhammed Jalige, said that investigation is currently ongoing.
“Though no arrest has been made in connection to the crime, but police detectives attached to Kurmi Mashi division of the Command have launched an investigation to unravel the misery.
“Yes, the case was reported at Kurmi Mashi division on Friday. Our men in that division received a call from the people in the community in Kurmi Mashi that they saw a dead body lying in the mosque. With the lockdown, they have not been opening mosques except for Friday prayers. They discovered the dead body around 3:20 pm close to prayer time.
“An investigation into the matter has commenced. No arrest made so far. But police detectives attached to Kurmi Mashi are seriously on the issue”, he said.