Police free nearly 150 from school in northern Nigeria

KADUNA (Reuters) – Police said on Saturday they had freed nearly 150 students from a purported school in northern Nigeria that claimed it was teaching the Koran but had instead subjected them to abuse. A pulled back shirt reveals marks of torture on the back of one of the people rescued by the police from a reformation centre in Kaduna, Nigeria October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer It was the fourth such operation in a month and brings the total released from religious schools in northern Nigeria to more than 1,000. The raid will put more pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to take…

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