Chukwuweze, a middle-aged woman in a Delta State community, has been beaten to death by an angry mob over allegations of witchcraft. According to Ika Weekly Newspaper, the incident was said to have occured last weekend at Mbiri Kingdom in Ika North East Local government of the state.
A source who craved anonymity while condemning the mob action meted on the deceased disclosed that the incident was instigated by one Mr. Chukwuekwu. The source further disclosed that while the mob were beating the woman whom they took to the king palace, a Police Constabulary tried to stop them since the Obi was not at home, but his effort was furtile as the mob took the laws into their own hands.
The source added that Mr. Chukwuekwu, who is already in Police net for punching the security operative in his eye after he tried to interfere, had caused many havocs in Mbiri and its environs.
The eyewitness revealed that since there was no physical proof to nail the accused woman, beating her was totally unacceptable and barbaric. The body of the late woman which was at the market square, has been removed and deposited in the mortuary, while investigation continues. Read more