Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old man, Aliyu Inusa, who allegedly had sex with his 14-year-old daughter, on the instruction of a herbalist, who told him that it would lead to his fortune.
The spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, DSP Gambo Isah, said the man was already in the police custody while investigation had begun.
It was gathered that the incident was reported to the police by the victim’s mother, Mariya.
Mariya had allegedly caught her husband in the act one night after her daughter had told her of the father’s illicit act.
Aliyu, who onfessed to the crime during interrogation by the police, said he engaged in the act on the advice of a herbalist who assured him that doing so would bring him good luck.
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Isah said, “The daughter informed the mother of the sex affairs with her father but she did not believe until she caught him having sex with their daughter.
“She reported the case to the police headquarters in the Rimi LGA and he was arrested.
“The girl was rushed to the General Hospital in the Rimi Local Government Area for medical attention. The case has been transferred to the state Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation.”
It was gathered that that Aliyu would soon be arraigned in court.