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13-year-old girl becomes pregnant after being gang raped by 5 men

By Mason White 3:53 PM October 18, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
Five men were arrested on a charge of rape after getting a young teenager pregnant, police in Nigeria said.

Katsina State police said that they have arrested 60-year-old Amadu Mairake, 40-year-old Hassan Surajo, 40-year-old Hassan Ila, 30-year-old Samaila Hamza, and 30-year-old Sani Abdullahi, after they gang raped the 13-year-old girl who became pregnant as a result of the attack.

According to the police investigation, on Wednesday around 9:00 a.m., Abdul-Malik Nuhu came to the police station to report that his 13-year-old daughter became pregnant.

The girl told the police that the men lured her to an apartment, where they took turns raping her. She identified the five suspects, and they were arrested.

All five suspects were charged with one count of rape, and they were denied bail.