Ese Oruru’s Abductor Made Bail And Nigerians Aren’t Here For It


July 11, 2016
In March 2016, voices were raised on all social media platforms concerning the kidnap and forced marriage of a teenage girl, Ese Oruru,  by a man named Yinusa Dahiru.

Shortly after the media uproar, Ese was released to her parents but unfortunately, she was already pregnant at the time. Yinusa was however arrested and placed in police custody.

However, after spending 4 months in detention, he was released on bail and was pictured at the airport, on his way to Kano.

Being a vocal and outspoken group of people, Nigerians showed their dismay at this development.

It’s funny how he gets the luxury of an airplane flight in spite of everything.

How can someone accused of such crimes be treated to a hero’s welcome?

Because last time anyone checked, SAN lawyers don’t come cheap.

Will justice for Ese Oruru ever be served?

Releasing rapists and kidnappers on cheap bail isn’t justice.

However, this bail doesn’t mean Yinusa is free of the charges placed on him.

Although Sahara Reporters stated that the trial has been adjourned to September 13, we hope Ese Oruru’s rape and kidnap doesn’t go unpunished.

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