images 2023 06 25T153941.034

Yunusa Dahiru, a Kano indigene, sentenced to 26-years imprisonment over child trafficking and sexual exploitation of Ese Oruru, has on Saturday regained his freedom.

According to DSC Musbahu Lawan Kofar-Naisa, the spokesperson, Kano Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service and confirmed by the newsmen, said Dahiru was released after spending seven years in prison.

It could be recalled that Ese was abducted by Dahiru in Bayelsa in 2015, and was taken to Kano State where she was allegedly forcefully married and impregnated by Dahiru.

Meamwhile, Dahiru was sentenced to 26 years by a Federal High Court sitting in Bayelsa State but dissatisfied with the judgment approach a Port Harcourt Division of the Court of Appeal which reduced the sentence to 7 years.

According to DSC Kofar-Naisa, “We are happy that during Yellow’s stay in the correctional facility down from when he was in Bayelsa uptil when he was transferred here in Kano, he has conducted himself in a good behaviour.

“He has also enrolled in secondary education in the correctional facility,” DSC Kofar-Naisa however stated.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Characters: 0/150