How Lawan Held For 15 Years In Dilapidated Building Was Saved By Police

Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Kano State Police Command said operatives acting on information on Sunday, 16/08/2020, rescued one Ibrahim Lawan ‘m’ aged 40 years old of  Sheka Quarters, Kumbotso LGA Kano State.

According to spokesman of the Command Abdullahi Haruna, the victim was illegally confined for fifteen years in a dilapidated room by  his Biological father, one Lawan Sheka ‘m’ of the same address inside his house without proper feeding and health care.

The Command’s Medical Team as well as Team of Operation Puff-Adder led by SP Magaji Musa was raised and immediately swung in to action, rescued and rushed the victim to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano for attention.

Haruna, said, “One suspect named Binta Sulaiman ‘f’, a step mother to the victim was arrested. Effort is in progress to arrest the father of the victim who is currently at large.”

However, the Command’s Commissioner of Police CP Habu A. Sani, ordered the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID) for Discreet Investigations.

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