Woman dehumanises 8-years-old nephew over witchcraft

On Tuesday, The Police said to have arrested a 45-year-old woman for allegedly maltreating her 8-years old nephew after accusing him of being a wizard..

This is a case of man’s inhumanity to man reported by one 8-years-old, Chinonye Iyonetu, against one Charity Iyonetu of Animal Kingdom, close to Seme Border, Lagos state..

The complaint alleged that the suspect is the elder sister to his father. Sometimes in 2016, the suspect came to their village in Agbaai, Nkota LGA of IMO State and brought him to Lagos after his mother abandoned him and left for an unknown place..

He claimed that the suspect always maltreated him, accuse him of being a wizard. However, the ordeal of the little boy came to the fore when on May 9, at about 9am, the suspect used horse whip which is popularly know as Koboko to flog the complaint, inflicting injuries all over his body..

She thereafter locked him in her one room apartment with his two hands tied behind his back and left to her shop. The complaint shouted for help which made one Peter Aluku to call the police ..

When the police team arrived, they broke the door and rescued the complaint.

Imohimi said, “the suspect would be charged to the Special and Sexual Offences Court as soon as investigation was concluded..

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