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Imo woman arrested for gorging out child's eye

04 April 2016, 21:42

Imo - A 39-year-old woman has been arrested after she allegedly killed her child, gorged their eye out and drank their blood afterwards, Naij reported.

The woman who has been identified at Ifeoma, killed her one-year-old daughter inside her husbands shop.

The husband, who was away, returned back home to find both mother and child missing. After an extensive search in the neighbourhood, he discovered that the shop was locked from the inside.

Also read: Nigerian arrested for selling wife for human sacrifice 

He broke down the door and found wife full of blood in her mouth and their child wrapped in a cloth. When he uncovered the baby, it was already dead.

The woman has been arrested and detained at the Uboma Police Station.

The husband believes that the woman used their child as a sacrifice for the gods of the river.

For more on this story visit Naij


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