Police rescue another chained child in Ogun as culprit flees

Police rescue another tortured, chained child in Ogun
Less than one week after security operatives  rescued a nine-year-old boy, Korede Taiwo, allegedly chained and starved for a month by his  pastor – father, Francis Taiwo, at Ajibawo, a suburb of Otta Local Government Area of Ogun State, the Police, yesterday, also  set free a 10 -year – old girl, Promise Ude from a similar circumstance   in Adigbe area of the state .

According to the acting Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemiý, the victim  was chained to a burglary proof of an uncompleted building for about 28 hours  for allegedly stealing N4,000 and was rescued by policemen attached to the Adigbe Divisional Police Headquarters, acting on a tip-off from neighbours.

He said: “The suspect, who is Promise’s aunt, Mrs. Chiamaka Okafor, ran away but  her husband, Sunday Okafor, was arrested. The Commissioner of Police, Iliyasu Ahmed, has expressed shock and sadness over the incident, and has  ordered that  full investigation be conducted  into the matter immediately.
Source:The Nation
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