The Kano state police Command has arrested a police officer, Corporal Sani Salisu, for raping a seven-year-old girl inside a kiosk at Mangoron Mahauta Brigade Quarters, Kano.
The incident almost generated a clash between the community and the police before it was brought under control by men of the command who whisked the suspect away.
Confirming the incident, police spokesperson of the command, Magaji Majiya said that a special investigation on the matter had commenced.
According to Premium Times, Mr. Majiya assured that the Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has already directed the immediate transfer of the case to SCIID for discreet investigation.
He urged the public to remain calm and report any suspicious person(s) or activity to the appropriate authority.