Owners of uncompleted buildings used by rapists to perpetrate crimes in Kano state, will henceforth be prosecuted by the state police command.
DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the Command’s Public Relations Officer made the announcement in a popular Radio programme “Inda Ranka”.
He said that “33.3 percent of rape cases had been perpetrated at uncompleted buildings in the state.” Kiyawa who stated that owners of uncompleted buildings used to perpetrate rape will be charged as accomplices, added that the tough stance was necessitated by a disturbing statistics that emanated from investigation conducted by the command in the wake of growing cases of rape, especially on minors across the state.
The police spokesperson said;
”We are warning the general public that henceforth, any rape case perpetrated in an uncompleted building, the owner would be charged as accomplice”.
Kiyawa further revealed that the police has expanded its patrol to uncompleted buildings in every nook and crannies of the Kano city and other places in the state.