A 32-year-old Kano man, Ahmad Aliyu who had been locked in a room by his father and stepmother for over seven years, has been rescued by the police.
Aliyu, a resident of Farawa Babban Layi in Mariri quarters of Kumbotso local government area in Kano metropolis was rescued by police and human rights groups on Thursday evening.
The victim was chained and caged after being accused of drug abuse by his parents.
Recall that some good Samaritans residing in the area alerted the police and human rights activists of Mr Aliyu’s situation.
The video of the rescued kano man went viral on Friday morning in Kano, showing how the police rescued him from the cage where he is said to have lived for 7 years.
The parents of the rescued man were said to have been invited by the police for questioning.
The Spokesman of the Kano Police Command, Mr Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed the incident.
Mr Haruna, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) said they are still gathering information on the matter.