Woman tortured by husband in River Gee
By Patrick N. Mensah, River Gee County
Police in River Gee County are investigating a 30-year-old man for allegedly spilling pepper on his fiancee’s private part and inflicting wounds on her body for a long stay outside of the home.
Suspect Patrick Karpeh allegedly committed the act during an intensive argument between the couple on February 6, at 8:00 PM in their community.
The victim, Blessing Teah, tearfully narrates that she was at work at an entertainment center called Lady “P” Bar & Restaurant in Fish Town, River Gee when boss lady called a general staff meeting at around7:45 pm, when she received a phone call from her boyfriend, demanding her to come home.
She says her boss lady peacefully told Patrick that after the meeting, his fiancée will come home, but suspect angrily off the phone.
Blessing continues that upon her arrival at home, the man, who is the father of three children, allegedly rushed at her and dragged her into the room before spilling pepper into her private part and injuring her on both her back and leg with a sharp object.
She says neighbors from the community came to her rescue and took her away.
Some community residents speaking to this paper say the gruesome attack Suspect Patrick Karpeh has drawn their attention especially, among women, including Superintendent Philip Q. Nyenuh, who has called on the Liberia National Police to conduct speedy investigation into the matter.
Suspect Karpeh denied pepper spraying his fiancée’s private part but admitted beating her severely and pleads for mercy, while Victim Blessing Teah is in hospital, receiving medication. Editing by Jonathan Browne