Chained children found at religious centre in Daura

Gbeleyi Abayomi

The police have shut down a religious centre housing some “maltreated children” in the Sabon Garin area of Daura in Katsina state.

Briefing reporters at the centre on Monday, Sanusi Buba, commissioner of police, said investigation revealed that the place had been in existence for at least 40 years.

He said some children who fled the centre had raised the alarm, leading to a police raid.

according to Buba,  there were six rooms in the facility and each of the rooms accommodated over 40 inmates who were dehumanised.

it would be recalled that just less than 2 weeks,  a similar religious centre was uncovered in kaduna

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