Corpse of 6-year-old rape victim found in Kaduna mosque

The corpse of a six-year-old girl Khadijah Ya’u suspected to have been r.a.p.e.d to death by her captor(s) was found in a mosque located at New Road, Kurmi Mashi by Nnamdi Azikiwe bypass, Kaduna North local government area of Kaduna State.

The incident, which happened on Friday, drew the attention of sympathisers, including some members of civil society organizations to the residence of the victim.

Her parent were persuaded before they allowed the corpse to be taken to a specialist hospital for examination.

A credible source, who spoke in confidence said,: “Yes, it us true. In fact, we are having another case where an 11-year-old girl was r3ped and we are taking her to a hospital for examination and treatment. We will talk later, please”.


When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the Kaduna State Police Command, ASP Muhammed Jalige confirmed the incident.

The PPRO further added though no arrest has made in connection to the crime, police detectives attached to Kurmi Mashi division of the Command have launched an investigation to unravel the mystery.

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