The Police in Niger State have arrested a 60-year-old man, Haruna Lawal, after he lured and raped an eight-year-old with N100.
It was learnt that the incident occurred on Saturday in Wushishi Local Government Area.
The suspect, it was gathered, succeeded in having his way after he lured the girl with N100 into an uncompleted building in the area.
The spokesman of the Niger State Police Command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed the development.
Abiodun said the 60-year-old is a scavenger and he criminally lured and raped the little girl.
While explaining that the suspect was arrested after a tip-off, the Police Public Relations Officer said the suspect lured the girl, who was hawking fish in the area, with N100 into an uncompleted building and had canal knowledge of her.
He added: “During interrogation, the suspect confessed to have committed the crime and will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded on the issue.”