22 August 2020 by Peter Ireh
The FCT Police Command acting on a tip-off has rescued two children allegedly locked in a toilet and subjected to inhuman treatment by their guardian in Garki, Abuja. This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Anjuguri Manzah in Abuja.
According to the statement, one of the children, 9 yr old Wisdom Chidemi who miraculously escaped through the window of his guardian’s apartment located on the second floor of a two storey-building, at the FCDA Quaters, Garki raised the alarm that led to the rescue of the second victim, Angel Nwoga 9 years old from the apartment.
It says the second victim was rescued from the apartment by operatives of the Garki Police Division and the Federal Fire Service.
According to the report, the guardian, Mrs. Loveth Ilobi, was reported to have been subjecting the children to undue hardship and inhuman treatment as she often starves them and locks them in the toilet pending her return from work late at night.
The statement says the culprit has been arrested by Police operatives from Garki Division and Investigation on-going.