The Plateau State police command has arrested a Lebanese national, simply identified as Simo for allegedly sleeping with 14 young girls in Jos, Plateau state.
According to Africa Independent Television, AIT, the Lebanese lured the underaged girls to his residence in Abattoir community, a suburb of Jos.
Seven of the victims are allegedly pregnant.
The command’s spokesman, ASP, Gabriel Ubah, confirming the arrest said the Lebanese was apprehended after the family of an 11-year-old girl filed a complaint that he allegedly molested her.
The complaint further led to the discovery of his other victims in the community, a situation which led to protest from youths in the community who stormed the Police Station, calling for justice for the victims.
Ubah noted that an investigation is ongoing and the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department.