A six-year-old girl whose body was found inside a mosque after being raped was confirmed by the Kaduna State Police.
Police were alerted when men inside the mosque who were about to pray found the body of the girl lying dead inside the mosque.
Police spokesman ASP Muhammed Jalige, confirming the incident, said the investigation is ongoing.
Speaking on the incident he said;
“Though no arrest has been made in connection to the crime, police detectives attached to Kurmi Mashi division of the Command have launched an investigation to unravel the misery.
“Yes, the case was reported at Kurmi Mashi division on Friday. Our men in that division received a call from the people in the community in Kurmi Mashi that they saw a dead body lying in the mosque. With the lockdown, they have not been opening mosques except for Friday prayers. They discovered the dead body around 3:20 pm close to prayer time.
“An investigation into the matter has commenced. No arrest made so far. But police detectives attached to Kurmi Mashi are seriously on the issue”.