NSCDC arrests man for chaining daughter for being absent from school

NSCDC arrests man for chaining daughter for being absent from school


The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps arrested a 56-year-old man, Dahiru Inusa; for allegedly chaining and dragging his 15- years-old daughter on the street in Lafia, the state capital.

During the parade of the suspect at the headquarters of the NSCDC on Friday, the corps commandant, Mr Muhammad Mahmoud-Fari, said they apprehended the suspect on Wednesday at Bukan-Sidi area of Lafia.

The NSCDC boss explained that the suspect claimed the daughter become unruly and refused to go to school; adding that his action tended towards disciplining her.


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He, however, expressed worry over the high rate of child abuse across the 13 local government areas; and 18 local council development areas of the state, calling for concerted effort from all stakeholders to stem the tide.

He said, “This is a case of a father chaining and dragging his biological daughter on the street in the name of instilling discipline in her. We all must join hands to fight this menace in our society.

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