Jinjiri explained that the police received the shocking report on July 3 and rushed to the scene.
Although the victim was taken to the hospital, she was however certified dead.
The police authorities noted that the suspect who fled the scene of the crime was however arrested.
“To this end, the police pursued the suspect on the run and arrested him. It was confirmed that the suspect and the deceased have two children and they have been in marriage for the past eight years,” he said.
Meanwhile, the victim has been buried by her relatives in conjunction with Islamic rite.
Police authorities in Jigawa State have arrested eleven men for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.
The spokesperson of the State police command, Abdu Jinjiri, who confirmed the incident said it occurred at Limawa Quarters in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
The suspects were arrested after the 12-year-old narrated that they raped her on different occasions.
Jinjiri explained that the arrest was made after the police in the area received a complaint that one 57-year-old man was seen at Limawa market trying to lure the 12-year-old girl to have intercourse with her.
“A case of rape is being investigated at State CID in Dutse. A complaint was received by the Police that one Alhaji Zuwai 57yrs old of Ma’ai village, Dutse LGA was seen at Limawa market trying to lure one Farshina Ibrahim ‘F’ 12yrs old of the same address so as to have intercourse with her.
“In the course of interrogation, the girl opened up and mentioned eleven persons who had intercourse with her severally on different occasions,” Jinjiri revealed in a press statement released on Sunday.
The police spokesperson said most of the suspects confessed to the crime and investigation is currently ongoing.
The NMA Chairman in Jigawa State, Nura Basirka confirmed this incident to Channels Television.
“Until his death, Mr Adam was the Medical Officer in the Department of Internal Medicine, Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State, Mr Basirka said.
Adam was born in Jos, Plateau State capital, in 1984. He attended primary and secondary school in Jos. He graduated from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria in 2012. He did horsemanship in the Federal Medical Center.
Jigawa State on Saturday discharged 22 COVID-19 patients after recovery and testing negative twice for the virus.
The Commissioner of Health Dr Abba Zakari, who confirmed this to newsmen in Dutse, the state capital said the recovered patients have now been discharged from the isolation centre.
Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped a famous businessman, Yusuf Maifata, at his home in Sankara community, Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State northwest Nigeria.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Sp Audu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident to Channels Television.
According to residents of the area, the gunmen stormed the community around 1:47 a.m wielding arms and shooting sporadically, before abducting Mr Maifata.
“The victim has been battling with deteriorating health conditions for quite a while, but he was later discharged from hospital on Thursday and recuperating at home when the unfortunate incident happened,” a family member told Channels Television.
The source also confirmed that the abductors have contacted them and have demanded N40 million as ransom.
According to the source, the abductors also asked about the kind of food the victim normally eats and also the medication he is placed on.
“He was whisked away unconscious because he was traumatized with the several gunshots fired at the main gate of his house before the gunmen gained entrance and abducted him while on his sickbed” the source added.
Jinjiri has, however, assured the family that the police is trailing the kidnappers and would do its best to rescue the 75-year-old victim.
Dr Zakari said further that 20 other patients have tested negative for the virus but they would only be sure of their recovery when they test negative for the second time.
When asked the treatment they administered to the COVID-19 patients in the state, the commissioner said hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin are used for the treatment and they have proven to be working as most of the patients are responding positively.
Jigawa has recorded 118 cases of COVID-19 with two fatalities. 63 of the cases are Almajirai that were repatriated from Kano State.
According to the commissioner, the 29 Almajiri children who tested negative would be allowed to go home and the sum of N10,000 would be given to each of them.
He, however, noted that the other ones who tested positive would remain at the isolation centre until they recover from the disease.
Zakari also informed reporters that the government was expecting another set of 93 Almajiri children from Plateau State.
He stated that just like the ones who returned earlier, they would be isolated and their samples would be collected to determine their COVID-19 status.
“Aside from the 607 Almajirai that were repatriated from Kano, 397 were repatriated from Nasarawa, 69 from Gombe, 38 from Kaduna, and we are now expecting 93 from Plateau State,” the commissioner said.