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Police Rescues 55-Year-Old Man Locked Up For 30 Years By His Family In Kano State [Video]

Police have rescued a 55-year-old man allegedly confined for 30 years in a solitary room by his family in Kano.i

The Kano State Police Command has rescued a 55-year-old man held in captivity for 30 years by his family in Rogo town of the State.

Police Rescues 55-Year-Old Man Locked Up For 30 Years By His Family In Kano State [Video] 1

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna confirmed the incident on Thursday, said information about the development were sketchy and that the command was still waiting for a report from the Divisional Police Officer, DPO of the area.

However, multiple sources say the 55-year-old man was locked up by his family for 30 years over alleged mental illness.

A viral photo of the man circulating the social media shows that one of his feet was bound to a heavy log in a room.

The man was said to have been rescued with the help of the Human Rights Network who alerted the security operatives about his plight in the area.

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The development comes three days after the police rescued another 33-year-old man allegedly held captive by his father and stepmother for 15 years in Kano.

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