Daughter of Widow who was Flogged and Tagged a Witch in Abia State Breaks Down in Tears after Seeing Her Mum

Daughter of Widow who was Flogged and Tagged a Witch in Abia State Breaks Down in Tears after Seeing Her Mum

  • A Nigerian widow who was flogged over claims of being a witch has been hospitalized following the sad incident
  • Reports gathered that the victim, Mrs. Okechi, was assaulted by community members after she was accused by her late brother's wife of witchcraft
  • A heartbreaking video shows the moment she reunited with her daughter who travelled down from Lagos to see her

A widow who was tied and flogged by community members over allegations of being a witch has landed in the hospital.

Mrs. Okechi was flogged by community members after her late husband's wife laid allegations and tagged her a witch.

Witch in Abia state, flogged, widow, emotional video
Widow flogged and tagged a witch rescued Photo Credit: Harrison Gwamnishu
Source: Instagram

Following this, the poor widow was brought out in public where members of the community unleashed their wrath on her with canes and sticks.

Her daughter who's based in Lagos state heard the sad story and rushed down to Abia state.

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In a sad clip shared by activist Harrison Gwamnishu, they both broke down in tears as the wounded woman showed her daughter her hands.

Netizens get emotional over sad video

Iamkingdinero2 said:

"Which witch wan relax make Una tie and flog am? It’s well sha."

Princessanyaso wrote:

"Just Negodu, Them get luck I'm not the woman's daughter."

Naphi_phiri_sakala reacted:

"How can people be so heartless and wicked."

Edafe_vanvic remarked:

"This is one of the 100 things religion has caused in our society today."

Watch the video below:

Amazing transformation of boy who was branded a witch

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that five years ago, a boy identified as Solomon was branded a witch in Akwa Ibom state and dumped in the streets.

Those who left him there probably hoped that he dies from the vagaries of the open weather, but he was lucky to have been picked up by aide workers.

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Today, the boy's life has been transformed after he was rehabilitated by Land of Hope, an NGO run by a Danish aid worker, Anja Ringgren Lovén. The actions of those who branded Solomon a witch has been roundly condemned by Nigerians on Instagram after the story was reposted by @lindaikejisblog.

Source: Legit.ng

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