A 35-year old man, Ibrahim Adamu is currently in police net in Benin for allegedly shaving the pubic hair of a 25-year old woman, Jumai Jasper, while sleeping in his room.
Edo State Police Commissioner, Samuel Adegbuyi, who paraded Adamu and 27 others at the state police command headquarters on Wednesday, said the suspect lured the victim “into his room, shave her arm pit hair and her pubic hair without her consent.”
Adamu, a resident of Aduwawa community in Benin who hails from Funtua local government area of Katsina state, confessed to shaving the woman’s pubic hair while sleeping, but said that the woman was his girlfriend.
Ibrahim Adamu paraded by Edo Police Command
“I shaved the pubic hair of the woman because I wanted to sleep with her, she is my girlfriend,” he said.
He however denied that he did it for ritual purposes, adding that, he threw away the hair away afterwards.
Ibrahim added that when the woman woke up and discovered that he had shaved off her hair, she demanded the hair but when he could not produce it, she raised alarm and the people around the place called the police who arrested him immediately.
The police commissioner said investigation was still ongoing into the case.