The Kano State Police Command has reportedly apprehended a 41-year-old Islamic teacher, Alhaji Aminu Musa, for allegedly raping an 8-year-old female student.

The suspect, who was hired by a couple to teach their children Qur'an studies inside their residence located at Dakata Kawaji Quarters, Kano, was caught red hand while raping the girl.

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The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Superintendent Magaji Musa Majiya, said that an elder sister of the victim not only caught him raping the victim, but also videotaped the incident, on November 20, 2018.

The suspect has since confessed to the commission of the crime and admitted that he lured the girl through persistent enticement and cuddling.

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