An 11 year old girl, Precious Nwafor, was yesterday
rescued by men of the Lagos state police command
from her guardian’s apartment.
She had been locked up without food.
Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi, who led his
team to the house located at No.12 Baderin street,
Mafoluku, Oshodi in Lagos. ordered that the iron
burglary barricading the entrance to the living room be
A statement by command spokesperson, SP Chike Oti
said that the CP’s attention was drawn to the girl’s
plight by neighbours.
Imohimi, while addressing members of the press and a
crowd, urged everyone to be their brother’s keeper and
to report any wrong observed in their vicinity to the
Nwafor, an Anambra state indigene from Umunze in
Orumba LGA, was handed over to the Social welfare
department of the Lagos state government.
The CP however directed the Divisional Police Officer
Makinde to arrest the guardian of the child for