Sokoto: Police detain Baffa Tafida, son of SA to Tambuwal for allegedly sexually abusing a minor, circulating video

Sokoto State
Sokoto State

By  Ado Hassan, Sokoto

The Police in Sokoto has detained one Baffa Tafida, son of Special Adviser to Governor Tambuwal on Social Investment, Alhaji Hayatu Tafida for allegedly circulating a video he was having a carnal knowledge of a minor ( name withheld) in 2017.

Spokesperson of the State Police Command, ASP Abubakar Sadiq while confirming the development said Baffa was detained for further investigation.

However,  Baffa was earlier reported to have allegedly lured one girl (name withheld) to a hotel within the metropolis where he allegedly drugged and had carnal Knowledge of her and eventually recorded the act.

The detained Special Adviser’s son, Baffa, had however kept the video until 2020 when the lady’s dowry had been paid and time fixed for marriage.

It was gathered that aside sending the pornographic video to social media, it was also sent to the spouse.

Confirming the incident, Sokoto State Commandant of Hisbah Commission, Dr Adamu Kasarawa said the perpetrator and his partners in crime were arrested following complaint brought before them by the mother of the lady of the rape of her daughter and the sexual abuse video in circulation. 

Safiyya Umar, the devatested mother of the abused lady, who spoke with Leadership on the development said her life is not safe as the father of the perpetrator who is a serving Special Assistant had visited her house in Bado Quarters within the metropolis  and asked her to stay action on the issue and be paid accordingly.

Mother of the victim, Safiyya Umar, said, “Baffa Tafida sexually abused her daughter named withheld sometimes in 2017 when she was 16 years old then.

”Exactly on June 20, 2020, I received a call from Lagos on the viral circulated video of my nude daughter being sexually abused by Tafida.

” The suspects shared the clips to her daughter’s suitor along with other online groups ”Sadiyya noted

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