As part of responsibilities saddled by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to save and protect lives and properties of Nigerians in the 2003 Act and amended act of 2007 respectively, the Anti-Human Trafficking and child protection unit of the corps recently arrested one Olawale Taofeek (M) 41 years old, an indigene of Ede, Osun State.
Parading the suspect at the command state headquarters on Monday, Commandant Iskilu Akinsanya made it known that Olawale Taofeek a carpenter who lives at No 43 Olupo, Amuloko area of Ibadan and his wife Romoke Olawale 38 years (F) of the same area jointly tortured his daughter Abibat Olawale (F) 10 years by tied the girls hand to the ceiling and put fire under till the girl confess to the allegation of theft by his father.
According to Olawale Taofeek, he said Abibat Olawale took (#3000) three thousand naira from the house and the money according to him belongs to one Rukayat Trimisiyu of the same community.
It was gathered that during checking for money, #600 was found in Abibat’s bag and later brought the remaining #2,400 from where it was hidden in the house.
Due to the damages caused by the torture, Abibat Olawale is still recovering from the hospital where Civil Defence took her till the time of filling this report.
Meanwhile, the State Commandant has made it known that whosoever that is still in act of torturing children or in habit of taking law into their hands should desist because Oyo NSCDC will not condone any act of jungle-justice.
Commandant later made it known that Olawale Taofeek will be charge to court after the completion of the investigation by the Command.