Gov. Inuwa Condemns Torture Of Boy By Bakery Operator Over Alleged Bread Theft

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Gombe State Governor Muhammad-Inuwa-Yahaya

Perpetrators Must Face Full Wrath Of Law

By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Governor Muhammadu Yahaya of Gombe state has described as dehumanising and unjustifiable, the reported torture of a 14 year old boy inside a bread oven for allegedly bread at a bakery in Bajoga, Funakaye Local Government area of the State.

The Governor said he received the report of the incident with much sadness, saying it is unacceptable for anyone to inflict such a high degree of pain a fellow human being for whatever reason.

According to the statement signed by the Governor’s Senior Special Assistant
(Media and Publicity), Ismaila Uba Misilli, the manager of the bakery, who said to have put the boy inside a hot bread oven and tortured him has since been arrested by the police, arraigned before a magistrate and has been remanded in prison custody while the bakery has been shut down by the state Government.

Governor Yahaya ordered relevant state agencies to follow up the matter and ensure that the perpetrator of the dastardly act faces the full wrath of the law to serve as deterrent.

The boy is currently receiving treatment at a medical facility in Gombe.

While disclosing that the state would foot all the hospital bills, Governor Yahaya assured that his administration will continue to protect the lives of all citizens of the state and ensure that rights are upheld at all times.

He also charged the people of the state to always report criminal activities to the rather than take the law into hands.