The Kano State Police Command has arrested one Muhammad Alfa, 32 years old for allegedly raping 40 women in one year, in Kano State.
The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdulahi Haruna confirmed the arrest in a statement on Wednesday in Kano. The police source confirmed that the suspect was arrested on June 10, at about 2:00am when he trespassed into a house at Kwanan Dangora town in Kano, with intent to commit the heinous crime.
The Police Spokesman confirmed that Alfa is popularly known as “Mai Siket” and has been trespassing into homes to have canal knowledge of the victims for a long time in which people assumed it was not an ordinary man but an evil spirit. According to the police source “The suspect trespassed into a house at Kwanan Dangora town, and entered the children’s bedroom, in the process the mother of the kids caught him and alerted the neighbours.
“The suspect ran away but was caught by neighbours and handed over to the police,” he said.
Haruna said that in the course of the investigation, the suspect admitted raping over 40 women in the past one year, adding that some of the victims included children and an 80-year-old woman.