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11-year-old girl gang raped after being sent to beg for food from strangers

By Mason White 5:42 PM December 9, 2014
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By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A young girl was gang raped by several man after her mother ordered her to beg for food on the streets of Nigeria, police said.

Kwara State Police said that the 11-year-old girl was raped by two teen boys, who were identified as Wasiu and Ade.

According to the police investigation, the girl was begging for food and money from the two teens before they lured her into an apartment with a promise to feed her.

However, once she arrived at the apartment, she was raped.

The girl was only let go the next day, and a local who found her wandering on the street, took her home.

The two suspects fled from the apartment before police arrived. The father of the victim, Mallam Isiaka Akanji, accused his wife of being responsible for the brutal attack.

Akanji said that his wife doesn’t feed the girl, and she is left with no choice but to beg on the streets for food. Police are looking for the two suspects, but so far, no arrests have been made.