Rivers Councilor and his siblings allegedly beat up brother’s wife after accusing her of being a witch.
The Leader of Etche Local Government Council Legislative arm in Rivers State, Honourable Blackson Nwanyanwu, has been accused of assaulting his brother’s wife on allegations that she is a witch.
Narrating her ordeal on Wednesday, Mrs Nwanyanwu alleged that Blackson and his siblings including their brother-in-law beat her to pulp after accusing her of being a witch and disturbing the family.
According to the victim, after beating her up, one of them broke her head with a chair, leaving her to bleed profusely.
“I was shouting for help. Nobody was there only them and their family. They were all happy saying that I will not do anything. Nothing will happen. That their brother is a councilor.” she narrated
It was gathered that the matter has been reported to the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Rivers State branch.
Afudoza Jennifer Stephens who posted pictures of Mrs Nwanyanwu’s injuries on Facebook, wrote:
“Hon. Blackson Nwanyanwu (JP) of Etche LGA beats up his brothers wife like this. What a shame.
Etche people what do you think about this.”
Alex Igbani wrote:
Wonder they said shall never end
This is what a councillor in Etche the leader of Etche legislative Assembly did to his brother’s wife because she insulted a honourable like him