The Police Command in Katsina made an arrest of 140 suspected rapists and charged them to court for prosecution.
The suspects were arrested in 87 reported cases across the 34 local government areas. The Commissioner of Police, Sanisi Buba, said on Thursday at a press briefing.
Buba revealed that the cases were recorded during the second quarter of 2020.
He added that there was collaboration with religious, traditional rulers, parents and other stakeholders to the menace.
Buba appealed to the media and human rights bodies to continue to assist the police fight rape and sexual abuses.