A mother in the northern town Dangora caught a man who was named Muhammad Alfa in Kwanar Dangora , in her children's bedroom, according to police spokesman Abdullahi Haruna. The man ran away but neighbours gave chase and caught him, he added.
The man was arrested on Tuesday.
This is contained in a statement by the command’ s Public Relations Officer , DSP Abdullahi Haruna
The police say the spate of rapes included an attack on an 80-year-old and children as young as 10 years old.
There has been a recent wave of rapes and killing of women in Nigeria, which have led to a national outcry, with thousands signing a petition and using the hashtag #we are tired.
Haruna said that the community was happy after receiving the news that the serial rapist had been arrested by the police.
He said as soon as the investigation was concluded, the suspect would be charged to court.
The police added the Rapist Will be Questioned More to give more details concerning his evil deeds in the Comfort room. Comfort room are dedicated rooms where victims of rape and serious sexual assault can talk to the detectives(police) in privacy and comfort.
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