Kaduna: Another 11 inmates rescued at ‘torture centre’

Kaduna: Another 11 inmates rescued at ‘torture centre’

Kaduna – Security operatives have rescued another 11 inmates at ‘torture centre in Kaduna State. The centre known as “Malam Aliyu Mai Adakan Salatul Fatih” was raided by security operatives on Tuesday. Hadiza Balarabe, deputy governor of the State, later led some cabinet members to visit the rescued inmates. The State Commissioner for internal security

Kaduna – Security operatives have rescued another 11 inmates at ‘torture centre in Kaduna State.

The centre known as “Malam Aliyu Mai Adakan Salatul Fatih” was raided by security operatives on Tuesday.

Hadiza Balarabe, deputy governor of the State, later led some cabinet members to visit the rescued inmates.

The State Commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan and the Commissioner for human services and social development, Hafsat Baba, were in the deputy governor’s entourage.

TheNewspad had reported that 147 inmates were set free at centre located at “Malam Niga’s Rehabilitation Centre” in Kwanar Gurguwa, Igabi Cocal Government area of Kaduna.

Some of the rescued victims were found in chains for Eight years, according to Mrs Hafsat Baba.

She said it took the service of a welder to remove the fetters from their legs.

“They have been under torture. They were all in chains. We have to call a welder to remove the chains in their legs.

KADUNA STATE GOVERNOR, NASIR EL-RUFA’I

“Some of them have been in chains for eight years. They just removed the chains this afternoon,” she had said.

Three weeks ago, the police raided a religious centre at Rigasa, in Kaduna, rescuing at least 300 persons.

Tony Ojukwu, executive secretary of National Human Rights Commission, has directed state coordinators of the agency in the north-west to investigate activities of illegal detention centres.

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