Showing posts with the label Inhuman

Lagos police detain, starve seven-month pregnant woman over N50

A pregnant pepper seller on Hassan Ogunlana Street, Ijaiye, Lagos State, has been traumatised after she was thrown into a police cell for reporting an assault on her. The woman, Iyabo Taiwo, had lodged a complaint at the Meiran Police Station against a resident, identified simply as Simon, aka Best, who allegedly pushed her into a drainage channel. PUNCH Metro learnt that the case was, however, turned against her because Simon was a relative of a senior officer at the station. It was learnt that Simon had bought some red peppers from the woman last Monday and was supposed to collect N50 change. It was gathered that Taiye went to visit her ailing husband at a hospital the following day and did not open shop. The woman said hardly had she arrived at the shop on Wednesday with fresh stock when Simon came to collect the change. She stated that she told him to come back for the change, but he suddenly resorted to force and started taking her goods. The

Photos/Video: Man chops off wife's hands for not conceiving after seven years of marriage

A 34-year-old Kenyan man allegedly chopped off the hands of his wife of seven years with a large knife because she cannot have children, in what is said to be the most atrocious cases of domestic violence. 28-year-old Jackline Mwende from Kathama Village, Masii in Machakos County, had her hands chopped off at the wrist by her husband, Stephen Ngila Thenge (right) on July 24.   

Turkey coup: Disturbing picture shows soldiers 'bound naked in courthouse' as Turkish President is warned over 'purges'

Almost 6,000 people have been arrested after Friday night's attempted coup and there are fears over how they could be treated The captured soldiers in a courthouse, Istanbul This disturbing picture shows dozens of Turkish soldiers bound together after being stripped of their uniforms in an Istanbul courthouse. Dozens of soldiers lie naked and handcuffed after being arrested following Friday night's coup attempt in Turkey.