The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have arrested a man accused of raping a three-month-old baby in Adogi, Nasarawa State.
He was arrested on Tuesday, the NSCDC revealed. The incident happened on May 27, 2020.
According to the mother, Maimuna, she left her door and windows opened due to the excessive heat, when all of a sudden she woke up and couldn’t find her daughter beside her.
After she raised an alarm, the whole area went out in search of the baby and was she later found raped and abandoned in a classroom.
Speaking with Daily Trust, Maimuna said, “Everywhere across her private part was blood and then we rushed her to the hospital.”
The baby has been hospitalized at Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), where is has, so far, undergone four operations.