Man Sends Spouse Packing After Searching for Justice For Her 8-year-old Daughter Raped By A Tenant
A 40-year previous mom of 5 recognized as Ifeyinwa Ezukamma, has been despatched out of her matrimonial house by her husband’s household, for in search of justice for her 8-year-old daughter who was sexually violated by her tenant.
Talking to newsmen, the mom of 5 stated the incident passed off of their village, Ogidi, Idemili North Council Space of Anambra State.
In response to Ezukamma, she caught the 57-year-old tenant within the act on July 23, 2020. Upon enquiry, her daughter revealed that the suspect had been violating her daughter since March.
“I observed an uncommon noise and motion within the rest room. So out of curiosity, I went to examine if all the pieces was regular, to my amazement, it was a tenant in our home, an previous man was having intercourse with my daughter. I referred to as my daughter and requested her what occurred, she stated the previous man had been raping her for some months and had threatened to kill her if she instructed anyone about it, that was why she didn’t inform me,” she stated.
Ezukamma alleged her husband collected cash to withdraw the case from the police and warned her to not pursue the matter as a result of it might convey shame to their household. She refused and went on to report the matter to an NGO, Baby Proper Brigade Worldwide (CRIB) after the suspect was arrested, detained, and later granted bail.
“It was my insistence to pursue this matter that led to my husband and his household asking me to go away my matrimonial house, taking my kids away from me. I stated I cannot accumulate cash to cease pursuing justice for my little daughter that was raped,“ she stated.
Nonetheless, the daddy of the sufferer, Mr Alex Ekukamma, who confirmed the rape incident to newsmen, denied gathering any cash, saying that he’s a pagan and would by no means contact such cash. He stated his household was not in assist of the spouse’s insistence for prosecution due to the disgrace it might convey to the household and the stigma it might depart on his daughter.
“She disobeyed me, and my elders and junior ones order to not drag our household title into the mud, and the disgrace it would convey to us and our daughter, that’s the reason I requested her to go away my home. My spouse can go to any size she needs, however our title should not be concerned,” he stated.
In the meantime, preliminary stories from Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital, Ogidi, the place the kid was taken to on Aug. four and examined, confirmed that there was penetration.
The doc signed by Dr. Madubuike Chinelo stated the historical past was suggestive of sexual abuse.
“The episode had occurred as much as 5 occasions previous to the newest encounter. The examination achieved within the presence of a chaperon confirmed there was hyperemia of the vaginal mucosa, no apparent vaginal discharge, and a hymen, that had already been tampered with, the consumer was positioned on some medicine for the vaginitis,” it said.
Confirming the incident, Coordinator of CRIB in Anambra, Obiora Nnaemeka, vowed that the suspect might be charged to courtroom and prosecuted. He additionally alleged that the daddy of the sufferer collected some cash to withraw the case from the police.
Nnaemeka stated the group had written the Divisional Police Officer at Ogidi Station, CPC Remigious Ekuri, to impact the arrest of the suspect and the kid’s father.
This, he stated, would function a deterrent for different would-offenders and stem the tide of rising instances of rape and pedophilia within the nation.
CSP Ekuri, who confirmed the incident stated the matter could be charged to courtroom as quickly because the medical report was out there.