The police in Oyo yesterday rescued a 10-year-old girl, who was allegedly “imprisoned” by her father.

Police Public Relations Officer, SP Adekunle Ajisebutu, told newsmen that the victim was allegedly locked up in a room for three days without food by her father, who was currently at large.

He said that the girl was rescued by policemen from the Challenge Police Station.

“The police had acted on a tip-off from neighbours. The police responded swiftly and visited the house at Ajeigbe area, Ring Road, Ibadan.