A 13-year-old girl lost lots of blood after she was brutally raped by a 20-year-old man in Wadata area of Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
It was gathered that the profusely bleeding young girl, who sells awara a local delicacy in front of her house, was rushed to the hospital after the horiffic ordeal but her current condition is stated to be unstable.
According to activist, Ukan Kurugh, the suspect identified as Ali Usman has been arrested. However, the victim’s family are under pressure to drop the case as they are poor and can’t afford to go to court.
Narrating how the incident, Mr Kurugh said on Sunday evening, October 4, the suspect called the girl to bring him some food. On getting to his door, he dragged her into his room where he brutally raped her. Her scream alerted neighbours who broke into the apartment and found her covered in blood and almost lifeless.
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