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Police Arrests Herbalist Who Allegedly Burnt Teenager Hands In Nasarawa (photo)

The Herbalist who allegedly burnt Ovey Friday hands has been arrested by the police and is currently at the Nasarawa state criminal investigation and intelligence department.

Doctors assured the thirteen-year-old teenager is in a stable condition and the functionality of his right hands depends on the healing time.

He refuted claims of burning the boy’s hands, “They are saying, I burnt his hands but I didn’t burn his hands. It is just a medicine I rubbed over his hands to ascertain if he is possessed or not and I told them(the stepmother and paternal grandmother), that if he is possessed, he would vomit and if he is not his hands will swell severely. It is the medicine that made his hands like that because he is not possessed, he said”.

Ovey Friday, claims that the herbalist “is lying, he burnt my hands” and the whole act didn’t happen in the presence of my stepmother and paternal grandmother, “they were in another room and we were in another”.

The state police commissioner Bola Longe has assured to thoroughly investigate the matter after which the suspects will be charged to court.

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