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  • Updated: July 01, 2022

Kano: Couple Arrested For Maltreatment Of Maid

Kano: Couple Arrested For Maltreatment Of Maid

The couple was arrested for maltreating a 14 year old maid

The NSCDC, Kano Command has arrested a couple, Ahmed Abdulkarim and Safiyya Shamsuddeen for allegedly maltreating their 14-year-old housemaid, Nana Sha’una Yusuf at Na’ibawa Yankatako quarters Kumbotso local goverment area of the state.

Investigations revealed that the victim was  mercilessly beaten, insulted and molested by her employers, resulting in injuries and scars on her body, a trend that made her ran away and was found roaming on the street.

In a statement issued by DSC Ibrahim Idris Abdullahi, he stated that Nana Sha’una Yusuf hails from Kazaure local govt of Jigawa State.

“On interrogation, the two suspects confessed to the crimes and have since been arraigned before a court on count charges bordering on causing grievous hurt, unlawful labour and conspiracy,” he said.

According to him, investigations are ongoing for proper actions to be taken.

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A'isha Ahmad
A'isha Ahmad

Kano based Nigerian  Broadcast journalist, writer, reseacher. You can reach out via [email protected]

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