In Anambra State, a domestic servant named Onyebuchi Ezeh chopped off and harvested a 72-year-old woman’s sexual organs and other body parts for ritual use in exchange for money.
On Thursday, March 2, 2023, the event took place at Umunze, Orumba North Local Government Area of the state.
On March 5, journalists were informed of this by Chidimma Ikeanyionwu, the state commissioner for women’s affairs and social welfare’s media assistant.
She claimed that the horrifying crime was only discovered after the victim, who had been attacked by the suspect and two other guys in her home and had her sexual parts, including her breast, ear, and fingers, severed, raised the alarm.
The suspect, who was later caught, confessed that he and some others at large, committed the act on the instruction of a native doctor, who had promised to make them billionaires if they brought the required organs.
The culprit, who is a native of Abakaliki in Ebonyi state said he usually helps in cutting palm-trees for the aged survivor and explained that they embarked on the dastardly act because they want to get rich according to the assurances of the native doctor.
Hon Ify Obinabo, visited the woman at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital Amaku Awka where she’s receiving medical attention.
Speaking during the visit, the commissioner 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.
The suspect, Onyebuchi Ezeh is currently at the State Criminal Investigative Department of the Anambra State Police Command Awka and will soon be arraigned before the Children and Gender Based Violence Magistrate Court in Awka.