Four persons – Abdullahi Rabiu, 28, Auwalu Idris, 41, Nazifi Abba, 25 and 18-year-old Abu Zaid Yusu, were arrested by the Jigawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday in Taura LGA of the state, for committing sodomy with a 16-year-old boy identified as Umar Sani.
The suspects who reside in the same local government, defiled the teen at different locations within their community and threatened to kill him if he tells anybody.
The victim, Sani who made the revelation said that the suspects took rounds of anal sex with him, adding that he could hardly stand and had severe pains in his anus.
The victim reportedly lodged a complaint with the State Command of NSCDC because according to him, he could no longer stand the abuse from the quartet.
Dr. Muhammed Gidado, the State Commandant of the NSCDC, said the victim reported that the four men had been abusing him sexually for over 2 years at different locations and he could not even tell his parents because of fear following the threats over his life.
He further explained that report of the young boy was verified when he was taken to a hospital for medical examination, adding that the result proved that he had been abused sexually.
He said the suspects were arrested by NSCDC officers, adding that after hours of interrogation, the quartet admitted to have committed the crime. They however, pleaded with the officers to forgive and let them go, saying it was the handi work of the devil.