Man arrested after his daughter’s corpse was discovered in Adamawa

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A man said to be from Mayo-Belwa Town in Mayo-Belwa Local Government Area of Adamawa state, has been arrested after the corpse of his daughter was discovered in a remote area of the town in the state.

The father had claimed the 16-year-old girl disappeared on her way home from the market after they had shopped together.

Confirming his arrest, spokesperson of the state Police Command DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said anyone found culpable in the case would be brought to justice.

Nguroje said;

”The suspect is in Police custody and investigation into the matter is on course.

”A male suspect from Mayo-Belwa LGA was arrested by the Police in the alleged disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter.

“The suspect told the Police that he gave his daughter the foodstuff they bought from the market and asked her to take the items home.

”According to the suspect, when he returned home, he discovered that his daughter had not return home.

”A corpse suspected to be that of the daughter was uncovered in a remote area in Mayo-Belwa town.”