A 19-year-old girl is in critical condition after being allegedly beaten to a pulp by her boyfriend in Delta state.
The young lady is claimed to have met her said lover, Patrick Fregene, via the internet. He reportedly invited her to Warri and has ever since turned her into a punching bag.
“He has been locking her indoor and beating her continuously without his neighbors knowing…Thank God for the intervention of his elder brother who heard her crying at night and broke down the door only to discover her like this. She has been taken to the nearest hospital for treatment.” a source narrated.
Human rights activist, Comrade Israel Joe, who shared a video of the victim on Facebook, revealed the lady’s boyfriend is currently on the run.
“A quick visit this morning to the 19 years old akwa-Ibom state lady, beaten to a pulp by her boyfriend in Ugboroke, Uvwie, Delta State. There is no justification for such action against anyone and the law would take its course even if the said suspect is on the run,” he wrote.
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In other news, a 10-year-old girl who was allegedly trafficked from Enugu to Abuja to work as house help for a couple has been rescued by a Nigerian lawyer.
The lawyer, Mr. Archbong, who identified the minor as Onyebube, testified that she was subjected to physical abuse by her boss’s husband for bedwetting.
According to Mr. Archbong, the incident happened at Range View Estate, News Engineering, in Abuja.
Sharing a video showing the young girl with bruises on her back, the lawyer revealed that the man who subjected the little girl to such torture has been arrested.