A’isha Umar a 14, year old female Internally Displaced Person (IDP) in Borno State, has taken her own life after allegedly being raped by an official of an International Non-Governmental Organisation.
The deceased, who was into menial jobs for survival, was reportedly lured to the apartment of the suspect at 303 Housing Estate area, near Dalori IDP camp, Maiduguri, under the guise of cleaning the place.
The suspect identified as Huzaif Adam, 35 year old, was said to have forcefully had sex with her when she came into his apartment for house chaos.
According to a source, the victim’s cry for help attracted neighbours to Adam’s apartment, but he had already raped her by then.
The neighbours were said to have forced his door open to save the helpless girl only after when it was too late.
The source said the victim, who was traumatized rushed to Adam’s kitchen where she picked up a knife that she used to stab herself.
She died moments later at the hospital.
A police officer, who confirmed the incident to mm, said the suspect was detained at Gwange Division of Borno Police Command after his arrest but he was later transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) considering the gravity of his offence.