13-year-old girl becomes pregnant with twins after being gang-raped by Imam and 7 menBy Tanya Clark 1:53 PM February 6, 2018
An Imam along with 7 other men lured a young girl to a home, where she was gang-raped repeatedly until she became pregnant with twins, according to police in Nigeria.
Kaduna police said that they have arrested the 8 suspects for gang-raping the 13-year-old girl many times.
All suspects have been charged with child defilement.
If convicted, they face up to life in prison.
According to the police investigation, the father of the 13-year-old victim prays at the Imam’s mosque.
Over a period of several months, the Imam along with 7 other men gave the girl $1 in exchange for sex.
The girl was threatened to keep quiet about the sexual encounters or she will be killed.
The girl’s father told the police that the Imam and the other suspects treated his daughter like a sex machine.
He vowed to stop praying at the Imam’s mosque and has urged others to do the same.
5 months ago, the girl became pregnant with twins.
The father asked the 8 rapists whether any of them wanted to support the children but all of them declined.
The father is seeking an abortion for her daughter.
He also fears for the safety of his daughter as she is very small and unable to carry twins to term.