Police arrested 799 rape suspects in five months – IGP


The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says the Nigerian Police Force has arrested 799 suspects in connection with rape cases.

Adamu made the remarks on Monday, while briefing State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The police boss revealed that between January and May, about 717 rape incidents were reported across the country.

He added that 631 cases have been conclusively investigated and charged to court, while 52 cases are still under investigation.

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