95 Raped In Kaduna, 15 Contact STDs

Kaduna State has had over 95 cases of rape from January to July 2018 with fifteen of them testing positive for sexually transmitted diseases.

Director of  Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Kaduna Juliana Joseph noted this recently, stressing that 16 of the victims were males.

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According to her, two of the victims tested positive for pregnancy.

“Five cases were received in January, 13 in February, 29 in March, 13 in April, nine in May, 16 in June and 10 in July,” she told NAN.

“Out of the 95 cases, 19 were raped by neighbours, seven by security guards and 10 by family members namely fathers, step fathers, uncles and cousins, and three by school mates.”