Attorney’s Abusive Behavior Caught on Camera
A Uyo-based attorney, identified only as Mr. Ebong, was captured on camera brutally abusing his spouse in a widely circulated social media video. The distressing footage depicted the lawyer violently attacking his wife while other individuals present failed to intervene effectively.
Minister Orders Arrest and Prosecution
Reacting to the shocking video that stirred public outrage, Uju Kennedy Ohanenye, the Minister of Women’s Affairs, announced that her ministry had directed the immediate arrest and prosecution of the attorney involved. She emphasized that such gender-based violence would not be tolerated and stressed the government’s commitment to upholding justice.
Ensuring Accountability Despite Victim’s Decision
Minister Ohanenye made it clear that despite the victim’s choice to refrain from pressing charges due to potential family pressure, the attorney would still face legal consequences for his actions. She reiterated the government’s stance on gender-based violence, emphasizing the need for accountability irrespective of the victim’s stance.
Minister’s Statement on the Matter
Expressing dismay over the appalling incident, Minister Ohanenye took to her platform to denounce the brutalization of women, affirming the government’s dedication to preventing such acts. She emphasized the need for justice and accountability in the face of such violence, asserting that the attorney, Mr. Ebong, would be held accountable for his actions according to the law.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn