A house-help was yesterday rescued by
residents of Kwata area of Amikwo-Awka from alleged s*xual abuse by her
master, identified as one Mr. Collins.
According to an eyewitness, Mrs Vivian
Mmaduka, the teenage girl said Mr Collins employed her to take care of
his two young daughters from different women. She did her job dutifully
until Monday night, July 18, when he tried to force himself on her.
She said her refusal to allow her master
have his way with her, made the man to beat and lock her up in the
house before leaving for work.
The girl said to have lived in the flat
for about three weeks, was able to break down the lock of one of the
doors and came out to the veranda from where she cried out for help.
On hearing her cry for help, some
residents of the compound came out and threw her a rope which she used
to jump down from the first floor and made a clean escape before her
The culprit is alleged to be notorious with women and his relationship with them usually end up in a fight.