An Anambra state couple identified as Mrs Ogochukwu Anichukwu and Mr. Emmanuel Anichukwu have been called out for maltreating their 8-year-old house help.
The couple have been accused of flogging and starving the little girl countless number of times as she has sometimes being seen eating sand due to starvation.
The couple were recently taken to the human right legal initiative in Ekwulobia, Anambra State following the injury the 8-year-old house help sustained after she was poured hot water by Ogochukwu for licking milk meant for her baby
Facebook user, Jane Iyke shared the story.
“This case is before Human right legal initiative Ekwulobia Anambra State already but if you know this girl Mma from Awgu Enugu State,kindly advise the family to come and pick their child before they bring her back in corpse.
This child is living with Mrs Ogochukwu Anichukwu from Ndikelionwu and Mr. Emmanuel Anichukwu from Enugu State as a househelp in Nanka Anambra state.
This girl’s offense was that she licked the milk meant for her baby, she poured hot water on her and locked her inside so that neighbors won’t see her in that state.
The neighbours confirmed to have seen the girl eating sand severally because of starvation. She’s now used to flogging which was why the woman used hot water this time.
The neighbor that reported to the Human rights legal aid according to them entered their house unexpectedly and caught Mma trying to run inside to avoid been seen as she was vehemently warned not to allow anyone see her.
The girl is now in the hospital for proper medical care. For more information you can call the Human right legal Aid initiative on