A man has been arrested by police in Gombe State for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter on a grave
The man who was identified as Reuben Azariah was reported to have committed the act in their compound in Kaltungo council of the state.
Police spokesperson, Mahid Mu’azu Abubakar said Azariah was nabbed following a report made by a neighbour over the alleged incident.
He said on September 2 this year at about 8:30 pm, a complaint was received from the girl’s mother that on the same date at about 8pm, the suspect took her daughter to a grave site inside her house and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her on top of the grave.
Mahid stated that the victim and suspect were taken to General Hospital, Kaltungo, for medical examination, adding that the case was under investigation after which it would land in court for justice.