A businessman simply identified as Ebuka, a provision dealer in Awka-Etiti said to have masterminded the killing of a 9-year old Enugu indigene who lives in the town with his parents has been disgraced and stripped n*ked in Anambra state.
According to Eyewitness News, the little boy was said to have mistakenly collected biscuits and peak milk from Ebuka’s shop in the company of his younger brother. For allegedly stealing the peak milk without the man’s consent, the boy’s skin began to rot forcing the parents to start looking for a cure for their son. The parents were told that Ebuka had a hand in the boy’s ailment and could help.
However, Ebuka who dedicated his shops to some deities in Ukpor in the state was demanding for the sum of N15m for him to offer his help. About N475,000 was paid (According to an eyewitness), but all attempts to save the life of the teenager proved abortive as he gave up the ghost before help could come.
The leaders of Awka-Etiti therefore swung into action and arrested Ebuka. He was stripped n*ked and paraded in public for the boy’s death.