A 13-year-old boy, recognized as Umar Danladi, who was allegedly remoted and abused by his stepmother for greater than a yr, has been rescued by the police in Borno State.
Danladi was deserted by his organic mom within the household home after she was divorced from his father.
It was learnt that the sufferer was put underneath the care of two stepmothers in a rented residence in Maiduguri the place officers of the curiosity group, WINNG, Nationwide Human Rights Fee (NHRC) and the police operatives rescued him.
He’s mentioned to be affected by speech dysfunction and acute malnutrition following the lengthy keep in an remoted room inside his father’s house.
A NHRC monitor, Junaid Jibrin Maiva, confirmed to DailyTrust that the stepmother has been arrested and detained for questioning.
“The suspect and the sufferer have been taken to a police station the place the daddy and the stepmother are detained.
“The boy in query is presently at a clinic for remedy,” Maiva added.