The Police Command in Katsina State has arrested a 50-year-old man, Safiyanu Kamala for allegedly having sexual intercourse with mentally retarded pregnant woman.
Safiyanu is a native of Juno Village, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina.
The Katsina State Command, Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Gambo Isah who confirmed the development to newsmen in the state, said the mad woman is 28 weeks pregnant.
DSP Isah said Sufiyanu Kamala lured the mad woman into his farmland where he had series of carnal knowledge of her leading to her pregnancy.
According to him, “On 8th December, 50 years old, Sufiyanu Kamala lured a mentally ill woman, 25 years old into his farmland. He had multiple carnal knowledge of her and impregnated her.
“Kamala is already in police net over the issue and has confessed to be the owner of the pregnancy,’’ DSP Isah said.In a related development, another 45-year-old man, Ahmadu Yahya, has also been arrested for allegedly raping a fiveyear-old-girl.
Yahaya, of Kuraye Village, Charanchi Local Government Area of the state, was alleged to have lured the girl to his shop where he carried out the act.
The police spokesman said that they would be prosecuted after investigations.