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NSCDC rescues woman locked up by father for five years in Jigawa

Jul 2, 2023 #News

Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has rescued a 25-year-old woman who had been locked up allegedly by her father in a room in Jigawa State for five years.

Disclosing this to newsmen, the Public Relations Officer, Dutse Command of the NSCDC, Adamu Shehu, said the woman was locked up by her father, 67-year-old Garba Musa, in a tiny space which she used as her  bedroom, restroom, and dining area.

He said Safiya Mustapha, a 50-year-old woman living just a few blocks away, raised the alarm, leading to the victim’s rescue.

He said the suspects, Garba Musa, and his wife, who happens to be the victim’s stepmother, are now in the custody of the NSCDC for further investigation.

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