The Police in Borno yesterday alerted residents on the increasing rate of rape and other sexual abuses of minors in the State.
This is contained in a statement issued by the spokesman for the command, DSP Gideon Jubrin in Maiduguri.
â€œThe command wishes to bring to the attention of the general public the activities of some individuals who engage in luring or seducing minors.
â€œThis command has received reports of criminal activities of some people, who lure minors into homosexuality, rape and other related offencesâ€, it said.
It said that five persons have been arrested and that all cases would be charged to court at the end of ongoing investigations. It called on parents and guardians to keep an eagle eye on the activities of their children and wards.
The statement appealed to citizens to report any suspicious activities in their neighbourhood for immediate action by the security agencies.