The Benue State Police Command said it has a Deacon Kelvin Iorfa, who was caught in a viral video flogging his sister with a belt until she passed out.
The state’s spokeswoman, a Superintendent of Police, Anene Sewuese Catherine explained that on the 11th of April, 2023, at about 10:am, a report was received at ‘A’ Police Division Makurdi, that 59 years old Kelvin Iorfa assaulted his younger sister Miss Nguwasen Iorfa about four days ago and a video was made to that effect.
Anene said: “The suspect was arrested immediately. In his statement, the suspect confessed that he had a heated argument with his younger sister, which provoked him to beat her up that much. Efforts are being made to reach the victim who is said to have gone out of reach since the incident.
“The Commissioner of Police, Benue State Command, CP. Wale Abbas has ordered a detailed investigation into the case to unravel the condition and location of the victim. The CP also commends members of the public for efforts made to reach the police on this case. The suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing.”
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