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Wife caged for 12 years after suffering mental illness

04 November 2014, 22:55


Abuja - A 64-year-old man bought his wife from human traffickers and locked her up for 12 years after she became aggressive due to mental illness, MirrorUK reported.

The man, who had been born into a poor family and was left with the responsibility of a taking care of younger siblings. 

After turning 50 he realised he needed a wife and someone to take care of him as he couldn't when he was younger because he huge responsibilities.

Also read: Rapist gets invited to dinner then is tortured to death

He bought his wife with money he had invested from human traffickers. 

The two got married and later had a son but after giving birth she developed signs of mental illness. With no money to provide proper medical treatment he decided to lock her up.

He has appealed to the public to help his wife with medical assistance.

For more on this story visit MirrorUK


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