Police Arrest Couple For Assaulting 11-year-old Nephew In Adamawa
The Adamawa State Police Command on Friday arrested a couple identified as Kamal Idris, 24, and Ambasiya Idris, 19, for brutalizing their 11-year-old nephew identified as Fahad Abdulkarim.
Abdulkarim was placed under the couple’s custody as guardians, after the death of his father.
This was made known in a statement signed by the state police public relations officer, Suleiman Nguroje, on the command’s Twitter page on Saturday.
The spokesperson of the command said, “Cruelty to child by guardians:- police rescued 11years old boy. Adamawa state police command, On 12/5/2023 apprehended couples (Husband and wife), who recklessly tortured an 11 years old Fahad Abdulkarim (Orphan) placed under their custody as guardians, after the death of his father.
“The Suspects (1) Kamal Idris ‘m’ 24years (2) Ambasiya Idris ‘f’ 19years all residents of Wuro Jabbe, Yola South Local Government Area, frequently and willfully tortured the little child as a result it creates grievous bodily injury on him.
“The Command upon receiving the report swung into action and luckily rescued the innocent/tourtured Child and rushed him to Hospital, now on admission receiving treatment.
“The Commissioner of Police, Afolabi Babatola, frowned at the inhuman treatment meted on the little boy by the guardians who happened to be uncle/aunty to the victim and vowed to prosecute them so as to serve as deterrence to others from doing likewise.”