Aminu Farawa, who locked and starved his biological son for seven years inside his car garage, has been arrested by the Kano State Police command.
Recall that Daily Times reported that Aliyu, a resident of Farawa Babban Layi in Mariri quarters of Kumbotso local government area in Kano, was rescued by the police and human rights groups on Thursday evening.
According to a statement released on Friday by the Command spokesman, Abdullahi Haruna, the victim, has been rescued and admitted at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in Kano for proper treatment.
According to Mr Aminu, he had his son locked up for three years after suspecting him of drug abuse.
The State’s Commissioner of Police, Habu Sani, has ordered the case transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation.
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