A man will be facing the full rigours of the law after he abused his position as a herbalist to sleep with a teenage girl who sought his services.
The old man, Godwin Sanda, 62, allegedly r@ped the 14-year-old girl brought to him for treatment.
The young lady has been identified as a mentally handicapped girl and Sanda used the moment to defile her when her family brought her to him for treatment.
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 a 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.”