A woman from Orerokpe community known as Gladys, a native of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State been locked inside a room for four years by her bricklayer husband and was accused of witchcraft.
AdeniyiBlogs learnt that the woman had 8 children with her husband and three of those children were born while locked in the room. She was always fed with only bread, peed and defecated in the same room for four years. Neighbours spotted her in the locked room on Monday; four years after the husband told them that she had died.
When people asked the husband about his wife, he always told them she is dead. The children were interviewed after the discovery and they said they are waiting for her to die and throw her body inside the river.
She has been reportedly taken to Orerokpe General Hospital where she is receiving treatment. Gladys told neighbours after taken to the hospital that the husband’s girlfriend accused her of witchcraft and asked him to lock her up. She needs help from good Nigerians, particularly from NGO’s that handle women rehabilitation.
The case has been reported at the Divisional Police Station in the area who arrested the husband.
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