Couple arrested for battering 13-year-old nephew

ouple arrested for battering 13-year-old nephew
The Delta State Police Command has arrested a man, Ifeanyi
Akpa, from Onicha Igbeze, Ebonyi State, alongside his wife, Ngozi, for assaulting his 13-year-old nephew, Chigozie Ogbu, who lives with them.

The arrest came after one Comrade Friday Okpako alleged that there were several reports of severe maltreatment and corporal punishment meted on the boy daily, by the couple who have four children.
A resident was quoted as saying ‘Chigozie does all the domestic work in the house, sells pure water during the day and yet they won’t allow the poor boy have peace’.

Hon Oborevwori Sheriff., the Speaker Delta State house of Assembly, who also showed interest in the case, ordered that the boy be taken away from the couple and given scholarship so he could start school and get a better life.

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