The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested an herbalist, Godwin Sanda, 62, for allegedly [email protected] a 14-year-old girl brought to him for treatment.
It was gathered that the suspect was arrested on Saturday, July 23, after he took advantage of the girl, a mentally disturbed patient who was brought to him for cure.
According to a statement by the command’s spokesperson, Suleiman Nguroje, “The incident was reported to the Divisional Police Headquarters in Numan, headquarters of the Numan LGA, by the victim’s mother, Maryam Abubakar.
Preliminary Investigation reveals that the victim was suffering from mental disorder and was rushed to the suspect for possible medication by her mother.
In a twist of events, the suspect advised the mother to go back home pending when the victim will recover and it was as a result of the mother’s absence for a period of five days that the suspect had unlawful canal knowledge of the victim, which led to her escaping from his premises back to her parent’s house.”