‘Zombie virus’? Commercial sex worker charged for biting off client’s tongue

by Isi Esene

A 23-year-old commercial sex worker, Charity Archibong, has been ordered to be remanded in prison by an Abuja Magistrate Court for allegedly biting off her client’s tongue. The Police prosecutor, Inspector Clement Egwu, said that one Ephraim Okoronkwo reported the incident on July 9, at the Life Camp Police Station, Abuja.

A Daily Post report says the accused, who is based in Jabi village, Abuja, appeared in court on a one-count charge of causing hurt contrary to section 245 of the Penal code.

Why she decided assaulting her alleged victim in such a bizarre manner is still not clear.

According to the complainant, the two had a misunderstanding of some sort in his room on the said day. According to the police, the accused jumped on the complainant in the midst of the argument and bit off his tongue.

The accused tried to escape from the scene of the crime but was stopped by security men stationed nearby.

Egwu, the police prosecutor, said the bite caused Okoronkwo serious injury, resulting in his being admitted at the Gwarimpa Hospital, where he is still receiving treatment.

The accused pleaded guilty to the charge, saving the prosecution unnecessary stress of a drawn-out case.

The Magistrate, Jacinta Okeke, decided to suspend the case and ordered that the accused be remanded in prison.

Another case of the ‘zombie virus’?

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