Olusegun Ariyo

The Katsina state police command has arrested three serial rapists alleged to have drowned and killed 13-year-old Safiya Basiru, a resident of Dutsen Dadi Village in Danmusa local government in Katsina state.

In a statement made available to urban express news-online through the Katsina state police public relation officer, Sp Gambo Isah said those serial killers allegedly conspired attacked and raped Safiya Basiru inside their farmland and thereafter threw her into a nearby pond, in which as a result, got drowned and died.

Those arrested include Mubarak Lawan (16),  Anas Ibrahim (15),  and 15-year-old Aliyu Mika with residence at Danmusa town local government of the state.

The PPRO said the body of the victim was later recovered and taken to Danmusa hospital where she was confirmed dead.

Sp Gambo said in the course of an investigation, suspects confessed to the commission of the crime

Command also succeeded in bursting a notorious syndicate that specialises in assisting and collaborating with bandits in the forest.

The spokesman said the syndicates specialises in selling illicit drugs (Tramadol, D5, and Extol tablets) to bandits.

The statement put further that nemesis caught up with them in the cause of police operation where they were arrested

Those arrested include one Sani Musa (30), Nuhu Lawal (30), and 35-year0-old Umaru Amadu AKA NO Gree with resident located at Dutsinma local government of the state.

Sp Gambo said the suspects have confessed to the commission of the crime while effort is in top gear with a view to arrest their ring leader identified as Rabe Karofi AKA Kwayu

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