Man rapes 9-yr-old girl at knife point inside her mother’s bedroom

A 20-year-old man, Samana Shua’ibu, has been arrested by the police in Bauchi State, for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl after threatening to stab her with a knife in Dini.

The suspect allegedly sneaked into the bedroom of the victim’s mother through the window, threatened to stab the minor before raping her.

The suspect, who lives in the same compound as the family of the victim, was arrested after the victim’s father, Mohammed Sani, reported the incident to the police.

The victim has been taken to General Hospital, Toro, for medical treatment, while the suspect has confessed to the crime.

It’s so sad that women and girls are not safe in this world. Everyday, we read stories of men who rape women and girls. These men feel entitled to women’s bodies.

Some of these rapists are lovers, boyfriends, relatives, neighbors, religious leaders, bosses, business associates, brothers and fathers.


They sexually assault women without thinking about how their actions will destroy the lives of these women and girls.

Sometimes, they turn the whole story against the victims by claiming they seduced them with their dressing. They refuse to take responsibility for their actions.

You will read a story of how a man has repeatedly sexually assaulted a young girl and instead of cheating his perversion, he will start blaming the devil. The devil made him do it.

What is the way forward? It is not enough to read such stories everyday, get angry, demand for justice for the victims and then move on with our lives.

What are we doing as a people to make sure that pedophiles and rapists never hurt another woman or girl again? What is the state governments doing to put an end to rape and sexual assault?

Do you blame women for getting raped because of their dressing or where they go? Do you make excuses for pedophiles and rapists because they are related to you?


I am a woman who is passionate about empowering other women to live their best lives and be free from unhealthy societal expectations. I'm a journalist and a columnist with a reputable media house. I educate, inspire and encourage women to embrace their uniqueness fully. I am a mother to an intelligent girl. I love perfumes.

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1 Response

  1. Ebube says:

    people are just animals

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