Seven men have been arrested and detained by police in Katsina State over alleged rape of a 10-year-old girl in Dutsinma town. Sources at the state Crime Investigation Department (CID) said the suspects, aged between 25 and 40 years were picked up after being named by the victim.
He said investigation had commenced and the suspects would soon be charged to court.
Narrating the incident, guardian of the victim, Engr Tukur Dutsinma, said the victim was lured into a farm and raped by three men who were arrested by vigilante men from the area.
According to him, the men forcefully had sex with her in turns and upon interrogation, the victim mentioned others who were also picked up.
He pleaded for justice to take its course.