Police in Nigeria have arrested a man for allegedly keeping fifteen children tied in chains.

It was gathered that the children whose ages range between 2yrs-10yrs were kept by the suspect in the guise of Almajiris school.

It was also learned that the fifteen children were all tied up on the legs with three strong chains.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Wasiu Abiodun who confirmed the story told Press that the 15 underage victims were found in the most dehumanizing conditions.

He explained that they were rescued from the suspect’s house tied with three chains on their legs.

Abiodun also disclosed that presently, the fifteen children have been handed over to the Niger State Child Right Agency.

The state Police spokesperson also revealed that based on reliable information received, the Police arrested the suspect, Umar Ahmed aged 46yrs.

“The suspect was keeping about fifteen (15) children in a dehumanizing condition in the guise of Almajiri School.”

He said the case was currently being investigated and that the suspect will soon be arraigned in court for prosecution.

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