Alleged flogging: 19-month Delta child died of septic shock, autopsy reveals

Written by on March 2, 2022


The late 19-month child, Obinna Ohanazeze, who was allegedly flogged by his teacher at Arise and Shine Nursery and Primary School, Asaba, Delta State, died as a result of septic shock, an autopsy report has revealed.

Little Obinna was said to have received 31 strokes of the cane on February 7, 2022, after which he was hospitalised and later gave up the ghost five days later, at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba.

Confirming the outcome of the medical investigation to newsmen, Public Relations Officer of the state police command, DSP Bright Edafe, said, “the autopsy report indicates septic shock as cause of death.

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