The Nigerian police in Kano state has arrested a man who allegedly raped 40 women within one town in the state.
police spokesman Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the arrest on Wednesday.
He said: “It is true. We have him in our custody. We are parading him soon,” he said.
According to the Haruna, the suspect fled but was caught by neighbours who chased him after a woman caught him in her children’s room in Dangora town of Kano state.
“People of Dangora are so happy at this time and we hope justice will be served appropriately,” a resident of the area said.
“The suspect had become very popular in the state and was known as “mai siket”, meaning “man in skirt”. He added.