Police Confirms Rescue Of Ese

Police Confirms Rescue Of Ese
March 01 04:53 2016 Print This Article

….. As Emir Of Kano Explains His Role In Ese Oruru’s Abduction Saga

Fourteen-year-old Ese Oruru is now in the custody of the Federal Government, eight months after she was abducted from Bayelsa State by one, Yinusa.

This followed a directive Monday afternoon by the Inspector General of Police to the Commissioner of Police, Kano State, Mohammed Katsina to liaise with the State’s Emirate Council and relevant persons, the 14-year-old Ese Oruru was last night rescued from her abductor.

Confirming the rescue in a telephone chat Monday, Force Public relations Officer, ACP Olabisi Kolawole disclosed that the Inspector General of Police has directed that Ese Oruru be giving protection adding that she will be flown to Abuja tomorrow (Tuesday to be re-united with her family.

Already, it was gathered that the IGP has made arrangements to move the family to Abuja to re-unite with their daughter.

Yinusa a longstanding customer of Ese’s mother, Mrs. Rose Oruru, had taken the girl to Kano and had her converted to Islam and forcefully married her.

It would be recalled that, the Emir of Kano Alhaji Muhammadu Sunusi II had earlier in the day blamed the Nigerian police and other para – military forces over their failure to reconcile Ese Rita Oruru who was allegedly abducted by his subject with her family barely 6 months it was sealed.

Narrating his role on the controversial abduction of the Bayelsa born teenager.

Sanusi II said ” I ordered Ese’s repatriation since September 2015 through the Assistant Inspector General of Police incharge of Zone 1, but to my surprise the issue is still hanging in between the sharia commission , Hisbah and the police”.

The former Apex Bank Governor categorically said “Police are those behind this delay. I have done my best for her and even directed for action, it’s unfortunate that the police are delaying this matter”. Sunusi II who expressed worry over the turn of event disclosed that “I received phone call from friends outside the shore of this country over Ese today, but what I knew was that the matter is something which I had settled over the last six month”.

The emir recalled how he directed that the District head of Kura, Sharia commission and Hisbah to investigate the allegation Ese raised over threat by her estranged parents to her life, adding that the report confirmed the allegation and had since requested police intervention to provide cover.

The emir who declared null and void the purported marriage of Ese Oruru off to her suspected lover declared “Ese is under age and she can’t be marry off as underage . Every Muslim also knew that marriage can’t be without a guidance. She must be taking back to her parent and can only marry when she reached the age of 18 years,” Sanusi II stressed.

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