Police arrest 140 suspected rapists in Katsina

The Police Command in Katsina has arrested 140 suspected rapists.

Sanisi Buba, the Commissioner of Police, said this on Thursday at a press briefing.

The suspects were arrested in 87 reported cases across the 34 local government areas.

Buba revealed that the cases were recorded during the second quarter of 2020.

The Police boss confirmed that all the suspects were charged to court for prosecution.

He added that there was collaboration with religious, traditional rulers, parents and other stakeholders to the menace.

Buba appealed to the media and human rights bodies to continue to assist the police fight rape and sexual abuses.