The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on Wednesday arrested a 30-year-old man, Abdullahi Suleman, known as Messi for allegedly sodomising an 11-year-old boy in Jigawa State.

Spokesman of the Jigawa State NSCDC Command, SC Adamu Shehu disclosed this in a statement issued to Journalists.

He said the suspect was arrested at Marinjuwa Quarters in Dutse Local Government over suspected case of Sodomy with eleven (11) year old boy of the same address.

Shehu explained that the suspect who happens to be a neighbour to the victim, used to invite the boy into his house whenever his spouse is not around and sodomised him.

According to him, “he engaged the eleven year old thrice. But as the boy stated, their sexual affair was more than three times where the suspect engaged him in different places, including his personal residence and in turn gives him money, milk candy, biscuits and other gifts, including wristwatch.

The NSCDC spokesman said the illicit affair was uncovered by the boy’s school teacher following his observation that the amount of money in his possession was too much for his spending and called the attention of his parents.

He said upon interrogation, the boy narrated his sexual relationship with the suspect (Abdullahi).

The suspect has admitted to the crime and will be charged to court after detailed investigation.