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The Katsina state police command has arrested a 50-year-old man, Abdullahi Sani for allegedly raping a three-year -old girl to death in Jabiri, Funtua local government area of Katsina State.

Spokesperson for the state's police Command, DSP Gambo Isah, confirming the sad incident said the suspect Sani lured the child to an uncompleted building and raped her.

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The child was rushed to teh hospital but gave up the ghost the following day.

"Katsina state Command wishes to inform the general public that on 12 /10 /2017 at about 15 :00 hrs, it has succeeded and arrested one Abdullahi Sani alias MAI 'AYA aged 50 yrs 'm ' of Jabiri area , Funtua LGA of Katsina state who raped a 3 yrs old Umma Ibrahim of the same address" the statement reads.

"Suspect lured the little girl into an uncompleted building and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her . She was rushed to Funtua General Hospital and later died on 13 /10 /2017 at about 10 :30 hrs due to the injuries she sustained as a result of the rape. Suspect confessed to the crime while investigation is still ongoing into the case"