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NSCDC arrests father for allegedly sleeping with daughter in Borno

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno Command, says it has arrested a 46-year-old man, Mohammed Pantami, for alleged defilement of his 15-year-old daughter.

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The Commandant of the Corps, Abdullahi Ibrahim, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Maiduguri.

Ibrahim said that the suspect was arrested on Aug. 29 at Bulabulin-Allajeri area in the outskirt of Maiduguri.

He said that an elderly woman assisted the victim and reported the matter to the command after the suspect severally had canal knowledge of her.

Ibrahim added that preliminary investigations indicated that the suspect had been sleeping with the girl for the past year.

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“The suspect, who is married to two wives, often sneaks into the victim’s room while she is asleep and force himself on her.

“The victim said that the suspect had first forced himself on her when she was 14-years and continued to do so until his arrest.

“The suspect threatened to harm the victim if she told anyone about his sexual escapade,” Ibrahim said.

He said that in spite of the victim`s horrible experience, she remained silent for the past year.

Ibrahim added that investigations into the case were in progress while the suspect would soon be arraigned in court.

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