Anambra lawyer who inserted hot knife into private part of house girl arrested

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One Adachukwu Chikelue-Okafor who maltreated, dehumanised and brutalised her 10-year-old house girl, has been apprehended.

Chikelue-Okafor, an Anambra State– based female lawyer allegedly inserted hot knife into the private part of the house help.

She was also accused of using hot iron to burn parts of the buttocks of the girl in Akpaka, Onitsha, where they resided.

Her actions sparked outrage both online and offline with people calling for her arrest and prosecution.

The girl suffered varying degrees of severe injury as a result of the lawyer’s brutality on her.

The state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Mrs. Ify Obinabo, confirmed the lawyer’s arrest in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in Awka.

Obinabo disclosed that the lawyer turned herself in to the police few days after she was declared wanted and a bounty of N2 million was placed on her by the state government.

She added that the suspect would be arraigned before the Children, Sexual and Gender Based Violence Magistrate court in Awka this week.

The Commissioner, who said she recently visited the victim in the hospital, confirmed that she had been successfully treated and discharged, thanking God for her quick recovery.

The lawyer had earlier boasted that she was untouchable because she is a lawyer. She later disappeared to avoid possible arrest, forcing government to place a N 2 million bounty on her

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