Domestic Violence: Assaulted Wife Cries For Justice



Domestic Violence: Assaulted Wife Cries For Justice

By Oyeniyi Esan

Aina Grace, a victim of domestic violence, has revealed how she escaped death in the hands of her Mother-in-law, Evangelist Eucharia Ifeyinwa Ojukwu , and Sister-in-law, Onyechukwu Precious Ojukwu both who assaulted her and stabbed her in the face.  

The victim stated this when our correspondent visited her at Mobolaji Hospital, Oke Bola, where she is receiving treatment.

Domestic Violence: Assaulted Wife Cries For Justice

According to her, "This is not the first time of being abused physically by them, and the father of my son lives in South Africa. This particular incident that happened on Sunday, 26th of March 2022, almost claimed my life because I escaped death through the skin of my teeth. 

"That fateful morning, I was washing and equally having a conversation with our neighbour as regards relationship.  Onye, my husband's younger sister, was inside the room overhearing our conversation. When my mother-in-law came back, she accused me of talking about their family to strangers, and in the bid to explain to her. 

"While explaining to my my mother-in-law, she started beating me with cane. Suddenly, I saw my sister-in-law rushing from the kitchen with knife, as she approached targeting my neck, it was divine intervention that keeps me alive. 

"I am calling on all law enforcement agencies and human rights groups to come to my aid. I need justice and I don't have strength or know people. I equally charge the Iyagunku police station over ethical approach because my life is on the line.

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