Nigeria: Boy,15, Tortured for Four Hours and into a Coma

A 15 year old boy, Asuquo Edet  from  Akwa Ibom State – Nigeria was tortured for more than four hours before finally being axed on the head to a state of coma by around ten assailants over the allegation of using witchcraft to kill his father. The assailants beat him with wire, machetes, horsewhip, rods and spine-sticks and poured urine and ‘combine’ on his wounds. Asuquo is now recovering with help from Child’s Right and Rehabilitation Network (CRARN). Read more here.

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