By: Mustapha Gambo Muhammad
The parents of four year old girl, Khadijah Adam, allegedly raped by 49 year old neighbor, Baba Idi and later died by heart attack have demanded for justice.
Idi, a resident of Lungun Haliru mai ruwa, Gama Quaters in Nassarawa LGA, Kano was allegedly committed the offence on Monday 26th of October, 2022.
In a chat with our crime Correspondent at his residence , Father of the deceased Adam Muhammad demanded for justice.
“This is an act of inhumanity for a neighbor to committed this act. All i need is justice,” Mallam Adam demanded in sombre mood.
“I was not at home, that fateful day, her mother when bathing her saw blood coming out from her body, when she asked her what happen to her, she mentioned our neighbor, Idi Known as Baba Idi, she pleaded with her mother not tell anyone because the suspect said he will kill her with Scissors,”
He said he didn’t hear anything from police and that according to him is not unconnected with public holiday.
He stated that he will go to State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Bompai with a view to knowing the next step.
Similarly a mother to Late Khadija, Jamila Adam called for security agencies and all other key relevant stakeholders to ensure justice prevail.
“After she narrated to me what Baba Idi done to her, she pleaded with me that i should not tell anybody, because he said he will kill her.”
“We we’re at Bompai for identification, she was so frightened when the suspect brought out from cell.
Immediately after she sighted Baba Idi, started shivering, She became so hysterical and began screaming, calling his name, that he will kill her
“She was in severe pain, her health condition worsen she kept on calling Baba Idi.
We rushed to hospital but gave the ghost before reaching there,”
The mother added that her daughter Khadijah died with Baba Idi in her mouth.
She said when doctor examined her confirmed that she died of heart attack.
Also speaking on behalf of Kaura Goje Communities, Ustaz Mahmoud Sabo Usman called on all stakeholders to join hand with a view to ensuring the victim get justice.
He sought the support of Journalists to continue exposing the perpetrators.
“We urge you to follow this case and keep the public update on every stage, till the final judgement.”
When our reporter contacted Kano Command’s Spokesperson SP Abdullahi Haruna he will get back as soon as i get the details.
“I’m on my way to the Headquarters now i will get back to you,” he stated.