Abia State Zone 9 policemen engaged into an investigation on a woman in Amuda community, in Umunneochi Local Council of Abia State, over a claim that she looks lick a woman who was suspected to have killed an indigene of the community last month.
Okoma Eucharia, the victim and a political woman leader, in Amuda, alleged that the women were instigated by a federal lawmaker, who is going for a fourth term in the National Assembly.
Some people who were present at the scene said that she was stripped naked and took around the communities by some women in the area and was on the point of being set ablaze when one of the community leaders stood on her behalf.
Okoro Eucharia, the victim in her statement of how she escaped death said: that the issue began after the visit of the governor at Amuda community on April 3, 2018, and gave women a token in appreciation of the welcome we accorded to him.
As I was distributing the present given to us by the governor, a female law maker (Name withheld) threatened to deal with me and to make ensure I either die or leave Umunneochi.
Before I could know what was happening, I was accused for being responsible for the death of Esther Onyeagba, who died on Good Friday in Calabar. Which was said that my face appeared in a herbalist’s mirror as the victim being responsible for her death.
I was apprehended in my shop at Ejifeji by the women and they damaged a lot of things and took some amount of money and demanded I dance around the village naked as custom demand.