Police Command rescue teenage girl locked up for 10 years by parents in Kano (Pictures)


Kano Police Command has rescued a 15-year-old girl, Aisha Jibril, who had been locked up in a room by her biological parents in Darerawa Quarters of Fagge Local Government Area for 10 years without proper feeding and good healthcare.

The police disclosed that “On 19 April 2021 at about 1100hrs, information received revealed that one Aisha Jibrin, 15-year-old of Darerawa Quarters, Fagge LGA Kano State was solitarily confined for ten years in a room by her biological parents Muhammad Jibrin and Rabi Muhammad, at the same address inside their house.”

DSP Haruna Kiyawa, the Spokesperson of the Kano Command said on receiving the report.


The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed a medical team and a team of detectives to proceed to the scene, rescue the victim and arrest the culprits.

“The teams immediately swung into action.The victim was rescued and rushed to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano and admitted,” he said.

Kiyawa said the mother of the victim has been taken into custody, adding that effort was in progress to arrest the father, who escaped before the policemen arrived the area.

The Commissioner of Police ordered that the case be transferred to the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department for discrete investigation.


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