Police in Katsina State have arrested a 50-year-old man for allegedly having sexual intercourse and impregnating a mentally unstable woman.
The suspect, Safiyanu Kamala from Juno Village, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State confessed to have been responsible for the pregnancy.
Confirming the arrest on Wednesday, spokesperson for the command, Isah Gambo, said Kamala lured the 25-year-old woman to his farm severally where he had canal knowledge of her. The victim’s relatives reported the case to the police.
“Yes, Kamala has been arrested. He had multiple canal knowledge of the victim on his farm and he has confessed to us. He will soon be arraigned in court, ” he said.
The PPRO said the act eventually led to the 28 weeks pregnancy the victim is now carrying.
“The woman presently lives with members of her family.” he added.