In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 06th, July, 2020

See The Destiny Of Enugu Couple Who Drilled Nails Into Housemaid’s Head (Photograph)

See The Fate Of Enugu Couple Who Drilled Nails Into Housemaid's Head (Photo)

Ozougwu

The couple after they have been arrested

 

Mr and Mrs Jude and Ifeoma Ozougwu, who have been arrested over the weeken for drilling nails, scorching electrical iron and pepper in numerous physique elements of 10 years outdated Miss Nneoma Nnadi in Enugu have been remanded in custody.

 

The order for his or her remand was given by Justice J I. Agu of Enugu Justice of the Peace courtroom. The couple can be remanded on the Nsukka Correctional Middle,

 

The police charged the Ozougwus’ with illegal try and kill, unlawfully intent to hurt and interesting a bit of lady in hazardous, injurious and exploitative work towards her bodily and socio-psychological improvement.

 

The Justice of the Peace turned down bail utility for the couple, moreso when the police prosecutor opposed the appliance.

 

Justice of the Peace Agu stated, “In train of my discretion, the offence is grievous going by the rely one and rely three of the costs; even because the lady continues to be hospitalised in addition to the overwhelming public outcry; I reject the appliance for bail.

“I hereby remand the couple in Nsukka correctional facility pending additional recommendation by the state’s Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP).

“The matter is adjourned till Aug. 13 after listening to from the DPP.”

 

Defence counsel for the Ozougwus’, Mr Emeka Orji, had prayed the courtroom to discountenance the assorted public sentiments on the matter and grant bail to his shoppers however was overruled.

 

In the meantime, the WomenAids Collective, WACOL, has praised police intervention within the arrest and prosecution of the couple.

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Founding father of WACOL, Prof Pleasure Ezeilo additionally disclosed that many Attorneys have indicated an curiosity in giving free authorized service for diligent prosecution of the matter.

 

In a information convention after the courtroom session, Ezeilo described Ozougwu’s residence as a “home of horror,” including that the couple deserves psychiatric consideration.

 

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