Father Who Chain Daughter And Son For Refusing Forced Marriage Died In NAPTIP Custody

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Malam Muhammadu Ujudud, who for two years accused his daughter and son of disobedience, died during the arrest at the Kano State Command Committee on the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Person (NAPTIP).

Commandant of Agency, Alhaji Shehu Umar, who confirmed death, said he died at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital Kano.Friday, September 27.

He said, “the man was brought to the command around 6 pm and while at the command he sought our permission to ease himself and before you know it, he slumped and we rushed him to the hospital where he later passed on while receiving treatment.

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“His wife has confirmed to us that prior to his arrest, the man was suffering from heart problem and blood pressure,” he said  The NAPTIP commandant however assured that the agency would continue with its investigation into the circumstances that led to the chaining of the deceased’s children.

“We will go back to the village and find out from the man’s neighbours about his behaviors and why he chained his children. His death will not stop us from furthering our investigation,” he assured.

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