A 42 year old man and a resident of Spring Valley Estate in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Pharmacist Abubarkar Mustapha Danraka (pictured) has been arrested by Operatives of the National Agency for The Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) for alleged sodomy.
According to the statement released by the the agency on Tuesday 7th April 2020, Dankara, who has a PhD, was arrested after he had an anal sexual intercourse with a 12 year old boy (name withheld).
This offence is contrary to the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015
Mr. Abubakar Danraka who works at the National Hospital, Abuja as Chief Pharmacist is currently the Special Assistant (Technical) to the Director General of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Abuja.
Apart from being a Pharmacist, Mr. Abubakar Danraka who hails from Zaria, Kaduna State is also an Imam in the Mosque within his estate.
Narrating his ordeal, the 12 year old victim told Operatives of NAPTIP that the crime took place on Saturday 21st March, 2020 at the residence of the Suspect.
According to him, after their religious educational programme (Islamiyya) that afternoon, he decided to check on his friend who happens to be a neighbor to the suspect.
On getting there, after several knocks at the door, there was no response but as he made to leave, the suspect opened his door and beckoned on him. He subsequently grabbed his hand and took him into his sitting room.
The suspect went further to offer him a glass of water to drink. Not suspecting any foul play, the boy drank the water and began to feel weak. In that state of weakness the suspect overpowered him laid him on a red settee in his sitting room and forced his penis into his (victim)anus.
Further investigations are still on going.