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NSCDC arrests father, stepmother, for hanging daughter to ceiling

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Oyo State has arrested a 41-year-old father for allegedly hanging his 10-year-old daughter to the ceiling over theft of N3,000.

However, The Oyo State NSCDC Commandant, Iskilu Akinsanya, who disclosed this on Monday in Ibadan, said the victim’s stepmother was also arrested.

Akinsanya, who paraded the suspects, alleged that the father of the victim and his wife jointly tied her to the ceiling and set fire underneath her until she confessed to the theft.

The commandant further stressed that the Anti-human Trafficking and Child Protection Unit of the corps arrested the suspects at Olupo in Amuloko area of Ibadan.


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