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Police Rescue 5-Year-Old Boy Chained And Locked By His Father



Spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, July 4, 2024, said the minor, Hussaini Abubakar, was rescued by a team of detectives led by CSP. Mubarak Baba following a tip-off by a neighbor and his wife.

According to the PPRO, the minor revealed that he was subjected to inhuman treatment by the father, Abubakar Nuhu, 50, for many days and also spent three days without food.

Upon arrest for child abuse, the suspect claimed that he confined his son to restrict him from stealing their neighbor’s valuables.

“On 3rd July 2024 at about 1705hrs information was received from the ward head of Gwallagan Mayaka area of Bauchi that he received information from a good Samaritan a resident of his ward revealed that his wife Amina (not real name) who informed him that she saw a 5yrs old boy of their neighbors tied with a chain inside a room situated at the same address (Gwallagan Mayaka) and she immediately check-up the boy to confirm and found the boy lying tied with the chain unconscious, “the statement read.

“On receipt of the information, a team of detectives led by CSP. Mubarak S. Baba DPO D’ Division (Dutsen Tanshi) moved to the scene and rescued the boy.

“During interview, the victim Identified himself as Hussaini Abubakar ‘m’ 5yrs old, he revealed that he was treated inhumanely by his biological father Abubakar Nuhu ‘m’ 50yrs AKA Wanzam of Gwallagan Mayaka, he further stated that he was incarcerated with the exception of all humane treatment by the father for many days which he can not specify and also spend three days without eating.

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