More facts have emerged on why a 30-year-old Ahmed Aminu was locked up for seven years in a car garage by his father and step-mother.
The state Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said the couple allegedly wanted to kill Ahmed in order to inherit the house his late mother left him.
It would be recalled that the police in Kano State rescued Ahmed of Kumbotso local government who was locked by his father, Aminu Farawa in a garage for seven years without proper feeding or healthcare.
The police rescued 30-year-old on Thursday after a tip-off by a neighbour. Ahmed who is currently receiving medical treatment has become emaciated due to hunger and diseases.
The image maker of the Kano State command, DSP Haruna, however, disclosed that the father claimed he locked Ahmed up for “only three years” on suspicion of drug abuse.
Haruna hinted that Mr Farawa connived with his wife to lock him up in an attempt to kill him in order to inherit the house his late mother left him.
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A 32-year-old man has been rescued after he was locked up in a room by his parents for 7 years.
Policemen in Kano state rescued the man identified as Ahmad Aliyu who was allegedly locked up by his father and stepmother for seven years in Farawa Babban Layi, Mariri Quarters in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that Aliyu spent days without food and water and drank his urine. He was allegedly locked up by his parents on the suspicion that he had started smoking and getting involved in drug consumption.
Aliyu was rescued after a concerned neighbor alerted the police in Farawa and Human Rights Network, who came to rescue him.
When the police and the human rights group arrived, the stepmother insisted that Ahmad was not at home, which forced the team to break down places in the house in search of him.
A father, identified as Aminu Farawa has been arrested by men and officers of the police command for locking up and starving his biological son, Ahmed Aminu (30yrs) for seven years in Kano State.
Aminu Farawa, a resident of Farawa Quarters, Kumbotso Local Government area of Kano State allegedly locked up his son inside his car garage (solitary confinement) within his house for about seven (7) years without proper feeding and health care.
Spokesperson of the police, DSP Abdullahi Haruna who confirmed the development on Friday said good samaritans reported the incidence leading to the rescue of the victim at about 11:15 pm on Thursday night.
DSP Haruna said upon investigation, the father confessed to having locked up Ahmed who is looking emaciated and dehydrated.