A Couple Attempt To Starve Their Five-Year-Old Child To Death Over Pastor’s Prophecy About Her

A couple residing in Adazi-Ani community of Anaocha Local Government Area, Anambra State have been arrested by the Anambra State Police Command following a tipoff from one Mr. Ikenna Anoliefo about their starving their five-year-old daughter over alleged witchcraft.

According to the Anambra State Police Command commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, Ify Obinabo, the culprits, Mr. Michael Wosu, who hails from Rivers State, and his wife, Mrs. Blessing Michael who hails from Akwa Ibom attempted k!lling their girl child after an unnamed pastor described the child as a witch who does not deserve to be alive.

The couple however claimed that they were merely following an instruction from a pastor. The girl’s mother, Mrs. Blessing Michael claims that since the birth of the said child that things went bad for her husband.

Aside starving the child, she was also subjected to sleeping on a bare plank because she constantly pooed on herself. But Mr. Michael denied being aware of the child sleeping on a plank.

The said child is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in Awka, Anambra State capital city.

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