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Child accused of witchcraft, tortured by father

21 October 2013, 07:32

Akwa Ibom – A police sergeant in the Ibiaku community of the Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom is believed to have abused his eight-year daughter and leaving her for dead because she did not confess to charges of witchcraft, Nigerian Bulletin reports.

It was reported that Ita Ayamba tortured his daughter, Goodness, for hours before parading her naked in the streets claiming that her witchcraft was the reason for his demotion in the police force. Witnesses claimed that he threaten to shoot anyone who tried to help Goodness.

Goodness is currently undergoing treatment and the nurses have said that her bones and chest cavity were badly injured.

Ita Ayamba is still at large and has not been arrested yet.

Read more at Nigerian Bulletin


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