A non-governmental organisation, Street Child, has suspended a male staff accused of raping a 10-year old girl in Borno.
The nonprofit said it is aware of the incident involving its Nigerian worker and that it allegedly occurred outside its working environment.
“We have immediately suspended the staff member in line with our protocols, pending the outcome of the police investigation,” the nonprofit said in a statement.
Street Child added that it is totally intolerant to any form of abuse or exploitation. The organisation promised to support anyone abused if contacted.
Sources said the accused was arrested on Wednesday night by GRA Divisional Police Station in Mashirmami area of Maiduguri, Borno State.
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