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Insane Man 10-yr-old girl imprisoned by father rescued by police

The Oyo State Police Command are on the trail of the man who imprisoned his daughter and left her to starve.

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Officers of the Nigeria Police Force.

(Nigeria Newspaper)

The Oyo State Police Command has rescued a ten-year-old girl who was reportedly imprisoned by her father and starved for three days.

This information was revealed by SP Adekunle Ajisebutu, the Police Public Relations Officer, who said the police acted on a tip-off from neighbours of the girl.

“The police had acted on a tip-off from neighbours. The police responded swiftly and visited the house at Ajeigbe area, Ring Road, Ibadan.

“On arrival at the scene, it was discovered that three padlocks were used to lock the room. The locks had to be broken by the police before the little girl could be rescued", he siad.

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After her rescue by policemen attached to the Challenge Police Station in Ibadan, the victim was taken to a clinic and fed.

Efforts are being made to apprehend her father who is currently still at large.

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