A 43-year-old man has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping an 80-year-old woman in Nasarawa state,Nigeria.

Spokesperson of the state, Ramhan Nansel in a statement released on Sunday January 16, said the suspect was arrested after a complaint was lodged at Garaku Division of the Police Command on January 14 at about 22:30 p.m.

The suspect identified as Dan’asabe Eddo, is reportedly an indigene of Kaduna state, but resides in Kundami village, Garaku, Lokonga local government area of Nasarawa state.

The statement read;

“He allegedly went into the residence of an 80-year-old woman, who stays alone in the same village, and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.

“Upon receipt of the complaint, police operatives attached to the Garaku Division immediately swung into action and got the suspect arrested.

“Upon interrogation, the suspect admitted that he committed the offence, but blamed it on the devil.

“Upon notification, the Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi, directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Lafia, for profound investigation.”

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