A police officer attached to the Jigawa State command (names withheld) has been arrested by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly raping his mother-in-law in Dutse, Jigawa state capital.
This was disclosed through a press statement signed by the NSCDC Commandant in the state, Mr Muhammad Gidado.
The statement reads: “A police officer (names withheld) was arrested for interloping the wife of his father-in-law (names withheld) in Dutse, Jigawa State capital.”
“The suspect admitted committing the crime and rendered a written apology and undertaking to his father-in-law.”
Further investigations were being carried out into the matter, after which the suspect would be arraigned.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Jigawa State command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Abdu Jinjiri, when contacted to confrm the incident said there was no official report from the NSCDC on the arrest of any police officer on the alleged offence.
“As far as the state police command is concerned, none of its officers is missing in action,” Jinjiri said.