By Danjuma Joseph Lafia
A three months old baby Rukayya, was brutally raped by an unknown individual two weeks ago in Adogi town of Lafia East Development area of Nasarawa State.
The mother of the baby, Maimuna, narrated that her daughter was taken away from her when she was asleep.
She said her daughter was later found abandoned and with blood covering her genital.
“I fell asleep only to wake up and Rukayya was no where to be found,” said Maimuna.
They are now at the Jos Teaching hospital where the three months old baby is currently receiving treatment.
Uncle to Rukayya, Yusuf also confirmed that the three months old baby was raped two weeks ago.
“No suspect has been arrested but human rights lawyers are willing to pick up the case,” said Yusuf.
Yusuf also disclosed that the parents of Rukayya, has no money neither to feed themselves nor to pay for the surgery of Rukayya.
“Three surgeries has already been performed on Rukayya but she still won’t be able to excrete.
“The Plateau state teaching Hospital in Jos helped to perform the surgery without depositing an amount,” Yusuf added.
Maimuma, the mother of the baby is in dire need of help and she appeals to anyone who can help seek justice for her daughter and also help with the medical bills.
As at the time of filing this report, Rukayya is still in the Plateau State Teaching Hospital where she is receiving treatment.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Nasarawa State command, Nansel Ramhan, said they are yet to get the report.
“We are yet to get the report, but we will brief you when we get the official signal” he said.