Court remands woman for allegedly torturing 11-year-old maid to death in Jos

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Court remands woman for allegedly torturing 11-year-old maid to death in Jos

Justice B. Bassi of High Court 12, Jos, Plateau State has remanded Mrs Nneamaka Nwachuku for allegedly torturing her 11-year-old house help, Margret Joshua to death. 

 

Late Margret was reportedly tortured to death on November 11, 2022, by  Nwachukwu after pouring hot water on her body, a development that subsequently led to her death.

 

Court remands woman for allegedly torturing 11-year-old maid to death in Jos

 

A suit with charge no. PLD/J287/2022 between the Commissioner of Police, Plateau State Command (Complainant) and Nneamaka Nwachukwu (Defendant) contained a three-count charge, including a statement of offence Count I, culpable homicide punishable with death, contrary to Section 188 (A) & (B) and punishable under Section 189 of the Plateau State Penal Code Law, 2017.

 

“Statement of Offence Count II: Cruelty to Person, Contrary to Section 206 and punishable under Section 206 (B) of the Plateau State Penal Code Law 2017,”

 

“Statement of Offence Count III: Voluntary Causing Hurt or Grievous Hurt by Dangerous  Means, Contrary to and…



Source: Linda Ikeji