Hassan Muhammad, a 52-year-old man based in Maje village on the outskirt of Suleja, Niger State, has been arrested by the State Police Command for allegedly abducting a 14-year-old boy and sodomising him for two months before he was rescued, Daily Trust reports.
The Sokoto State born Muhammad, a trader and father of seven, was first arrested by members of the Suleja Emirate Vigilante operating in the area before he handed over to the Suleja Police Area Command, where he was currently being held.
The victim, who is currently on admission at the Suleja General Hospital, told reporters that Muhammad met him two months ago at Lambata village along Suleja-Minna road, where he lives with an Islamic instructor as an Almajiri at the cleric’s informal school.
During the encounter, the boy said Muhammad lured him to join him in his business of selling dresses at Maje, where he has a shop and the boy seeing an opportunity in the horizon, agreed to go with him.
The the suspect took him to a village market where he sold his wares and they then returned to his base.
The victim further alleged that Muhammad used to have homosexual sex with him inside his shop.
He said on the first night, he woke up to find himself half-Unclad with the man beside him cleaning his private part. The victim further disclosed that the man usually locked him in the shop anytime he was away but always together in the shop whenever he was around.