The police in Nasarawa State have arrested a 36-year-old man, Bako Anjeh, for raping a 17-year-old girl to death in Nasarawa-Eggon LGA.
Our correspondent in the state learnt that the suspect forced his victim to drink gramoxone, a chemical used for killing grasses, and had carnal knowledge of her.
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The police spokesman in the state, ASP Ramhan Nansel, who confirmed this on Wednesday in an interview with City & Crime, said the personnel of the command tracked down the suspect and arrested him.
He said, “A complaint was brought before Akwanga Area Command by one Dimka Sarki that his daughter was lured by one Bako Anjeh to his room with the intention to have unlawful carnal knowledge of her.
“When she refused, he subjected the victim to drink gramoxone, a chemical used in killing grasses, and after drinking it, the victim eventually became weak and he had carnal knowledge of her.
“Upon receipt of the complaint, police operatives swiftly moved to the scene and got the suspect arrested.
“The victim was taken to Ola Hospital in Akwanga LGA where her statements were taken before she later died and her corpse was deposited for post-mortem.”