Hassan Ibrahim,50, of Unguwar Tasha village in the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State has been arrested by the state police command for allegedly raping and impregnating his 17-year-old stepdaughter.

Also arrested along with him for the same offence was his friend, 60-year-old Adamu Idris.

The both of them were alleged to have raped the girl repeatedly leading to her pregnancy, now in its seventh month.

According to the police, Ibrahim, Idris and the victim were residing in the same house.

The spokesman for the state police command, Gambo Isah, who confirmed the development, said the duo would soon be arraigned in court.

“The suspects have confessed to the crime,” Gambo told journalists.