The Kano State Police Command yesterday has announced another rescue of a 55-year-old man kept in captivity for 30 years in Rogo town of the state.

DSP Abdullahi Haruna, The state Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the rescue but added that information was scanty.

However, it was, gathered that the 55-year-old man was locked up by his family for 30 years over alleged mental illness.

A picture of the 55-year-old man going viral on social media showed that one of his feet was bound to a heavy log in a room.

The man was said to have been rescued with the help of the Human Rights Network who alerted the security operatives about his plight.