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5 construction workers gang rape 14-year-old girl after promising to buy her water

By Mason White 4:40 PM February 5, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
5 construction workers were arrested on charges of rape after allegedly gang raping a teenage girl in an unfinished apartment building, police in Nigeria said.

Nasarawa State Police said that they arrested the five suspects after being accused of raping the 14-year-old girl who came to sell filtered water at the construction site.

According to the police investigation, the suspects lured the girl into the unfinished building with a promise to buy all her water, but ended up raping her.

The suspects were identified as 40-year-old Abubakar Ogachi, 37-year-old Wada Mohammed, 36-year-old Tanko Adamu, 35-year-old Yusuf Ogar, and 35-year-old Samaila Ali.

Police said that the construction workers also raped other underage girls in the area. All suspects will be brought before a magistrate’s court for bail hearings.