The police in Adamawa State have arrested a man from Mayo-Belwa town in Mayo-Belwa Local Government Area.

The citizen, whose name was concealed, was taken into custody for the disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter.

Police Public Relations Officer, Sulaiman Nguroje issued a statement on Thursday.

Nguroje said the suspect told the police that he gave his daughter foodstuff bought from the market to take home.

But the teenager never got to the house and was not seen for several hours.

”A corpse suspected to be of the daughter was uncovered in a remote area in Mayo-Belwa town”, the PRO disclosed.

The spokesman said an investigation is ongoing and assured that whoever perpetrated the act will face justice.

Sahabi Joda, who resides in Mayo-Belwa, told NAN that the incident occurred on Tuesday.

Joda, the suspect’s neighbour, said he was last seen with the girl on Monday.

Man arrested over disappearance of 16-year-old daughter

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