Kano man in captivity for 30 years rescued by police (Video)


The Kano State Police Command has rescued another 55-year-old man kept in captivity for 30 years in Rogo town of the state.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the rescue but added that information about the matter was sketchy and that the command was still waiting for a report from the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of the area.

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It was, however, gathered that the 55-year-old man was locked up by his family for 30 years over alleged mental illness.

A picture of the man going viral on social media showed that one of his feet was bound to a heavy log in a room.

The man was said to have been rescued with the help of Human Rights Network who alerted the security operatives about his plight.

Watch the video below:


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