A 32-year-old man who had been raping women in Kaduna State, including his own mother, has, at last been, arrested by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Special Squad.
Shekari David, who allegedly raped his mother and mother-in -law, has blamed his action on alcohol.
Currently detained at the Katari Police Division in Kaduna State, the suspect confessed that he had, on two occasions raped his own mother aged 65, and his mother in-law 70 in the dead of the night, while they were sleeping.
He said his behaviour made his wife to abandon him for another man. David said: “I am a farmer and I was once married, but my wife abandoned me due to my penchant for raping old women.
I don’t know if I am under a spell but whenever I am drunk, a spirit comes into me and I will be going around town looking for women to rape. ‘I have been beaten up over this issue severally, yet, I can’t still control myself whenever I get drunk.
I raped my mother during our last Moroha Festival, when I got drunk. I couldn’t find any old woman to rape and when I got home, I found my mother sleeping and I penetrated and raped her.
My mother screamed when she saw me on top of her and our neighbours gathered. Everyone saw that I was drunk and when I became sober I begged her to forgive me and she accepted.
Not long after that, I attended another festival in my wife’s community known as Mahuta and I became drunk again; in the dead of the night I went to my ex-wife mother’s house and found her sleeping and I raped her.
When the woman woke up and saw me on top of her, she shouted and people came around, and caught me. I was given the beating of my life before I was asked to go.
I don’t know what usually comes over me when I am drunk. That spirit is what normally pushes me to rape old women.”