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MIRACLE! Teenage House-Maid Survives 4-Storey Fall in Anambra



By Praise Chinecherem

Tragedy was averted on Saturday as a-14-year old girl who allegedly fell from a four storey apartment at Awada, near Onitsha Anambra State survived.

The victim, Ijeoma Nwafor, a house maid was said to be fleeing from her guardian, Nnenna Onwanna, who was beating her.

A resident of the area who preferred anonymity, said the girl survived the jump, and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital in the area for treatment.

She said, “The madam was beating her on Saturday when she ran out of the house. But while trying escape, she jumped down from the fourth floor of the building and landed on the fence, fitted with security wires.

“She could have died if not for quick intervention of neighbors who pulled her out and rushed to the hospital for medical attention.”

Confirming the incident, Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga said the woman has been arrested.

He however described the case as attempted murder, saying the girl was pushed down by the woman. 

He said: “The Anambra State Police Operatives at about 4pm on 2/7/2022 have arrested one Mrs Onwanna Nnenna (f) aged 29yrs old from Nando, Anambra East in a case of attempted murder that happened at Otu street, Awada, Onitsha.

“Preliminary information shows that the victim, one miss Ijeoma Nwafor (f), 14year old, a native of Achalla was pushed down from a four storey building by the suspect, when she was beating her. Other details reveals that the victim is a house help to the suspect.

“The suspect is currently in Police custody and the victim is receiving treatment in a hospital. Further development on the matter will be communicated.”

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