Abuja - The Rivers State chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has disclosed the alleged rape and death of a 10-year-old girl in the state.
According to the Daily Post, the suspect in the case, identified as Mallam Bashir, raped the girl to death when her mother sent her out to buy milk from the man's kiosk in the Rumuibekwe of Port Harcourt.
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Bashir is alleged to have grabbed hold of the girl before forcefully raping her, damaging her internal organs and causing her death just days later.
The incident has caused a mass outcry in the state, with NAWOJ joining hands with the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) to ensure that the suspect is tried before he is granted bail by the court.
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