Man Tortures Inmate to Death, Runs Illegal Rehab in Kano

Man Tortures Inmate to Death, Runs Illegal Rehab in Kano

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By Yakubu Salisu

The Police in Kano have arrested one Musa Safiyanu, ‘m’, 55 years old, of Naibawa ‘Yan Lemo Quarters, Kumbotso LGA, for running an illegal rehabilitation home despite the state government’s ban.

An inmate with scars from torture

Ten (10) escaped inmates told Police Tuesday that one of the inmates named Aminu Ado, ‘m’, 22 years old, of Na’ibawa Quarters Kano was tortured to death on the 29/01/2022 by Abdulladif Musa, ‘m’, 18 years old, of Na’ibawa Wailari Quarters Kumbotso LGA, Kano State.

The Command’s Spokes Person, SP. Abdullahi Kiyawa revealed that a team of detectives led by CSP Abdulkarim Abdullahi have so far rescued a total of one Hundred and Thirteen (113) inmates who were discovered confined and locked up in a room with various degrees of injuries resulting from torture.

Another malnourished looking inmate

He said, all the victims were rushed to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano for treatment and handed over to Kano State Government.

So far, six suspects were arrested in connection to the case. They are; (i) Musa Safiyanu, ‘m’, of Na’ibawa Yan Lemo Quarters, Kano, (ii) Abdullatif Musa, ‘m’, 18 years old, of Na’ibawa Wailari Quarters, Kano, (iii) Usman Abdulrauf Imam, ‘m’, 19 old of Yanya Abuja, (iv) Mustapha Bala, ‘m’, 20years old, of Azare, Bauchi State, (v) Sadiq Ismail, ‘m’,19 years old, of Unguwa Uku Quarters, Kano, (6) Umar Bako Abdulwahab, ‘m’, 38 years old, of Kureken Sani Quarters, Kumbotso LGA Kano State.

Kiyawa further stated that On preliminary investigation, the suspects confessed to have been operating the centre for over ten (10) years despite the initial ban by Kano State Government.

“The Commissioner of Police CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi have ordered for discreet investigation and Suspects will be charged to court upon completion of investigation”, he added.

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