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Lawyer Assaults Wife, Knocks Out Her Teeth



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A girl, Alice Effiong, has alleged that her husband, Columbus Effiong, bodily assaulted her and knocked out her tooth after punching her within the face violently.


The girl stated her husband, who’s a lawyer, beats her persistently regardless of having produced three youngsters within the marriage.

A clip obtained by SaharaReporters confirmed the lady’s mouth stuffed with blood after allegedly receiving punches from her husband.


In one other clip, a dialog between their landlord and Columbus, the lawyer was heard complaining of the frustrations he had skilled on the hand of his spouse.


He stated his spouse pushed him into it, citing a number of methods she had allegedly not lived as much as her tasks.


He stated: “Whether it is jail, I’m prepared, even whether it is for 10 years, I will be comfortable, so she is going to really feel the brunt of what I’m feeling, the college charges, the feeding, the nonsensical factor she is doing in my home. She has pushed me into this. Why will anyone with youngsters be sleeping round 8:30 am?


“There isn’t any love, it’s the youngsters which can be making me condone her on this marriage.”


He was heard promising to additional assault his spouse for making an attempt to take authorized steps in opposition to him.


Alice, whose entrance tooth usually are not lacking, stated the physician has knowledgeable her of the necessity to get synthetic tooth put in.



She stated her husband had been beating her for a very long time however she described the newest assault as brutal.


“We now have three youngsters: two boys and one woman. He has been beating me for a very long time, I reported him to his folks considering it might cease but it surely did not. In 2017, he married a policewoman however he was beating her too and he or she left him as a result of he had crushed her as much as 5 occasions. I’m simply coming from the well being centre, the physician stated they’ll put synthetic tooth for me.”


Alice is making an attempt to take authorized steps however she is confused by the process. In response to her, she was issued some letters by the Ministry of Justice, instructing her to submit the letter to the social welfare workplace at Oshodi-Isolo Native Authorities Secretariat in Lagos.


She stated the chief welfare officer requested if her husband had been paying hire and their youngsters faculty charges, to which she stated sure.


“The owner took me to Akinpelu Police Station but it surely appears they don’t seem to be severe, so he referred me to Alausa and there, they gave me a letter that I’ll submit on the native authorities secretariat.


“However they instructed me it isn’t a welfare difficulty however reasonably a purely home violence difficulty after which, I used to be referred again to Akinpelu Police Station Human Rights Unit.


“Once I bought to Akinpelu Police Station Human Rights Unit, the lady there stated I ought to wait until this Saturday morning as a result of my husband might need a case to take care of throughout the week.


Alice stated she does not need to separate from her husband however hopes he will be prevailed upon to cease assaulting her.


She stated, “I do not need to separate from him however when the deliberations are concluded on Saturday and he does not change, I might need to go away him. All I would like is that they need to guarantee he does not beat me anymore. It is the beating I do not need.”


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