A 75-year-old man, Daniel Jaja, has suffered a serious injury for allegedly attempting to rape a 25-year-old woman (name withheld) in Adamawa State.
The rape victim was reportedly armed with a razor blade which she used to cut Jaja’s private parts after he overpowered her and was about to commit the act.
The incident happened on October 18, 2023 at Mukuvinyi village in the Hong Local Government Area of the state, according to the police.
The spokesperson for the police in the state, SP Suleiman Nguroje in a statement on Tuesday said the 75-year old rapist had been arrested.
He said, “Adamawa State Police Command on 30/10/2023 apprehended a 75years old man for attempting to rape a 25years old who visited him in Mukuvinyi Village, Hong local government Area.
“The suspect, one Daniel Jaja, 75years old on 18/10/2023 in Mukuvinyi village, Hong local government area, was said to have invited his victim to his house and suddenly advanced forcefully to have unlawful carnal knowledge of her but she resisted.
“Investigation, so far reveals that the victim while trying to prevent the act used a razor blade and cut the erect penis from penetrating her, leaving him with serious injury now on admission in hospital receiving treatment.
“The Commissioner of Police, Afolabi Babatola, who frowns at the ugly incident has directed the officer in charge of Family Support Unit of the command to take over investigation and ensure diligent prosecution.
“The police boss equally called on members of the public, particularly those in villages to give timely information to the police, especially against criminally minded elements who are in the habit of committing gender-based crimes.”
Source: Sahara Reporters