The Osun State Police Command has rescued a six-year-old girl, Aishat Taiwo, from her guardian, Olanrewaju Adenike, who locked her in a dirty room close to a toilet for months.
The Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode, who spoke through the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Yemisi Opalola, said the little girl had been subjected to a series of maltreatment by Olanrewaju before help came her way.
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Olokode said the woman was arrested upon a tip-off by some people at Isale-Osun Area of Osogbo where the suspect lived.
The CP said the girl had started receiving proper healthcare and that the police were making efforts to locate her parents.