Friday, March 24

Police Arrest Man Who Harvested Body Parts Of 72 Year -Old Woman For Ritual Purposes In Anambra

By Chidinma Ikeanyionwu (Anambra State Ministry of Women and Social Welfare)

Anambra police have arrested the man who with his accomplices harvested some body parts of a 72 year – old woman in Anambra state.

The survivor hails from Umunze, Orumba North Council Area of the State.

The ugly incident was discovered after the woman raised alarm on Thursday, when one of her domestic workers alongside two other men stampeded her in her house and cut off her genital organs including nipple, ear, fingers among others.

The alleged culprit, Onyebuchi Ezeh, a native of Abakaliki in Ebonyi state, confessed that they were sent by a native doctor to get the body parts of the 72 year – old woman for ritual purposes, so that they would become billionaires.

Onyebuchi Ezeh confessed that he usually helps in cutting palm-trees for the victim, and explained that they embarked on the dastardly act because they wanted to get rich according to the assurances of the native doctor.

Speaking when she visited the woman at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka, where she’s receiving medical attention, Anambra state Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, Mrs Ify Obinabo expressed sadness over the development and assured that other persons involved in the crime would also be apprehended and charged to court.

She promised to work with the police in making sure that justice is served and the perpetrators brought to book in the shortest possible time.

Onyebuchi Ezeh is currently at the State Criminal Investigative Department of the Anambra State Police Command, Awka, and will soon to be arraigned before the Children and gender – based violence Magistrate Court in Awka.

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