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For Demanding Father’s Inheritance, Woman Stripped Naked And Burnt To Death In Ebonyi

Nnenaya Onu, a 35-year-old woman from Ebonyi State, was brutally murdered after claiming her father’s fortune following the strange death of her only sibling.

The National Human Rights Commission, or NHRC, is calling for justice for the woman who was allegedly stripped naked, beaten, mutilated, and burned behind her father’s house.

According to reports, the incident occurred while the victim’s mother was traveling to see another of her daughters, Juliet Onu, who is married.

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The criminals took advantage of the circumstance and assaulted Onu, who lives alone at her father’s home.

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On the 23rd of December 2021, her burned remains were discovered near her father’s house in Onicha Igbeze, Onicha Local Government Area, Ebonyi State.

No one has been arrested in connection to the murder.

The state coordinator of NHRC told Vanguard about the incident.

According to NHRC: “She was murdered in cold blood, her leg chopped off and her whole belongings heaped on her while she was burnt beyond recognition.

“All these happened behind her father’s house at Onicha Igbeze of Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

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“Her offence is that she insisted on demanding her father’s inheritance as a woman. She was not married but lived in her late father’s house at Onicha Igbeze.

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“Her only brother died years ago under mysterious circumstances according to the old mother. She has a surviving sister, Juliet Onu, who is married.

“Her old agonizing mother points at her cousins as the suspects of this atrocity due to their (the said Cousins) numerous threats to her life before she was eventually murdered, dismembered, and burnt.

“Her killers forbade any person from the village from talking about the incident nor even sharing the photo of her burnt carcass either on social media or otherwise.

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