Pastor, farmerA 50-year-old farmer has been arrested by the Katsina state Police Command for allegedly having carnal knowledge of a mentally retarded pregnant woman.

The farmer identified as Safiyanu Kamala is a resident of Juno Village, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina.

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The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Isah Gambo told newsmen on Wednesday that the farmer is already in police custody.

Gambo revealed that the victim’s relatives reported the case to the police.

“Kamala is already in police net over the issue and has confessed to be the owner of the pregnancy,” he said.

Newsmen learnt that Kamala repeatedly lured the woman to his farm where he had sexual relations with her.

Gambo further said that the act led to the 28-week-old pregnancy the victim is now carrying.

“The woman presently lives with members of her family,” he explained.