By Chioma Iruke
Five men have been arrested by police in Kano for sodomising a 20-year-old boy.
This was contained in a statement signed by the police spokesman, Abdullahi Haruna-Kiyawa, in Kano on Friday.
The police said a woman, who resides in Mandawari quarters, reported the matter to the police.
The police spokesman added that those arrested included Ahmed Inuwa, 34, Nasiru Isyaku, 48, Lawan Uba, 31, Auwalu Uba, 40, and Rabiu Sharu, 33.
“The victim was rushed to the Muhammadu Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital, Kano, where he was treated and discharged,” he said.
Mr Haruna-Kiyawa explained that police commissioner Sama’ila Shu’aibu-Dikko, instructed a team of policemen to arrest the suspects.
“The team immediately swung into action and arrested all the five suspects named by the complainant, while on preliminary investigation, they all confessed to the offence,” he said.
Mr Haruna-Kiyawa further stated that a discreet investigation was ongoing, and the police would prosecute all the suspects after investigation.