Police rescue 10-year-old girl chained, abandoned in building by aunt


The police in Ogun State have rescued another chained 10-year-old girl identified as Promise Udeh, at Adigbe area of Abeokuta, the State capital.

The Punch reports, that the girl was rescued on Thursday when neighbours living close to the building where she was chained and abandoned told the police.

It will be recalled that at the weekend, a-nine-year boy, Korede Taiwo  was rescued after he was found  chained in a room for about a month by his father, Mr. Taiwo, who is the pastor in charge of the Key of Joy Parish of the Celestial Christ, Ajinwo, Ota area of Lagos state.

The Ogun State acting Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, while confirming the incident said the girl was allegedly chained by her aunt, name given as Chiamaka Okafor, for stealing N4,000.

The PPRO disclosed that Chiamaka is currently on the run but her husband, Sunday Okafor has been taken into custody.

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