David Gaius, a resident of Unguwan Prison in Song Local Government Area of Adamawa State had been raping his 17-year-old stepdaughter (name withheld), according to a police report.
The stepfather confessed that he first had carnal knowledge of the girl in 2020 when she was 14 years old, while living in the same house with his wife and other children.
Suleiman Nguroje, spokesman for Adamawa Police Command said the suspect had admitted committing the crime and the investigation is still ongoing.
Gaius confessed that he slept with the girl three times, claiming that he was tempted by devil.
He noted that he mix a charm in meat which his victim and himself ate, to attract her.
His covers were blown when his wife caught him molesting the girl. Gains, however, told his wife that a native doctor had instructed him to rape a little girl.
The 17-year-old victim alleged that the suspect also used a white handkerchief to clean her private part. This, she suspected him to be using it for ritual purposes. But Gaius dismissed it, insisting that he did not rape her for ritual purposes.