Kano Police Uncover Illegal Detention Centre Where 47 Inmates Were Chained, Tortured

Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have found an unlawful detention and rehabilitation centre the place no less than 47 inmates together with kids had been chained and tortured.

The policemen additionally arrested and detained two individuals allegedly working with the illegal rehab residence over youngster abuse and wrongful imprisonment.

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The Kano Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, revealed this in a press release that the command received credible info on Thursday, that one Aminu Rabiu of Yar Akwa, Naibawa Quarters, Tarauni LGA, Kano State, was working an unlawful rehabilitation centre with chained and tortured inmates, together with kids.

He stated, “On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, Sama’ila Dikko, immediately raised and instructed a team of detectives to proceed to the scene; rescue the victims and arrest the culprits,” he said.

“The staff instantly arrived on the scene and found 47 inmates confined in a home, with 4 of the victims’ legs chained and a few with numerous levels of accidents ensuing from torture. They had been rushed to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano for remedy and handed over to Kano State Government.

“Two suspects, one Aminu Rabiu, ‘m’, 35 years previous, of Yar Akwa Naibawa Quarters, Tarauni native authorities space of the state and his elder brother, Fatihu Rabiu, ‘m’, 40 years previous, of the identical tackle had been arrested.

“On preliminary investigation, the suspects confessed to have resumed actions on the centre ten (10) months in the past after the preliminary ban by Kano State Government and all confessed to their offences.”

Kiyawa stated that the Commissioner of Police had ordered for discreet investigation, including that the suspects could be charged to court docket upon completion of the investigation.

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Kano Police Uncover Illegal Detention Centre Where 47 Inmates Were Chained, Tortured

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