Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Couple Remanded In Prison For Driving Nail Into 10-year-old Girl's Head In Enugu

A magistrate Court sitting in Enugu has ordered that a couple, Mr Jude and Ifeoma Ozougwu, who allegedly inflicted grievous bodily harm on a 10-year-old maid, be remanded in a correctional custody pending legal advice.

It was gathered that the couple drove a nail into the 10-year-old, burned her with hot iron and hurt her private parts with other objects.

The couple were charged with unlawful attempt to kill, unlawful intent to harm and engaging a little girl in hazardous, injurious and exploitative work against her physical and socio-psychological development.

The Chief Magistrate, Joseph Agu, who presided over the matter, refused to admit the defedants to bail.

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