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Adamawa Herbalist Defiles 14-Year-Old Patient

Godwin Sanda, a 62-year-old herbalist from Zangun community in Numan Local Government Area in Adamawa State has allegedly defiled a 14-year-old patient girl.

In a statement by the Adamawa State police command Public Relations Officer SP Suleiman Nguroje, made available to newsmen on Sunday, said the suspect allegedly defiled his victim who was brought to him for treatment of a mental disorder.

According to the Police, Sanda advised the mother of the teenage girl to go home, pending the time the victim would be healed.

The herbalist had during the absence of the mother, carried out the act of sexually molesting the girl.

The statement explained that the incident was reported to the Divisional Police Headquarters in Numan, headquarters of the Numan LGA, by the victim’s mother, Maryam Abubakar.

“The suspect, one Godwin Sanda, a resident of Zagun village, Numan Local Government Area, took undue advantage of the victim’s status kept in his custody as a herbalist for treatment

“Preliminary investigation reveals that the victim was suffering from mental disorder and was rushed to the suspect for possible medication by her mother.

“In a twist of events, the suspect advised the mother to go back home pending when the victim will recover and it was as a result of the mother’s absence for a period of five days that the suspect had unlawful canal knowledge of the victim, which led to her escaping from his premises back to her parent’s house,” the statement read in part.

The police noted that the suspect is undergoing investigation by detectives from State CID based on the instruction of the Commissioner of Police, CP Sikiru. Akande.

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