A 65-year-old man, Danladi Wari, arrested for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl, has blamed the act on the minor.
Confessing his act to the police, the man said the girl got him into having carnal knowledge of her by touching him seductively.
The Adamawa State Police Command, which said on Sunday that police operatives arrested the man from his residence in Gangaraso in Jada Local Government Area on the 23rd May, 2023, added that the man had insisted that the little girl followed him into his room and seduced him into sleeping with her.
According to the State Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje, the man had claimed that the girl demanded N200 from him which he did not give her, but sewed for free some clothes she had brought to him.
Nguroje said the suspect was apprehended following a complaint to the police by the girl’s family members.
He assured that the man would be prosecuted according to the dictates of the law.