Father accuses children of witchcraft, nails them to the cross

In another revelation by the Child's Right And Rehabilitation Network(CRARN) a 40-year-old man, John Friday Akpan from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria is now explaining to the police why he nailed his two children to the cross.

According to reports, Akpan who tagged his two children, Elisha Friday Akpan ,12, and Esther Friday Akpan ,6, as witches and wizards heeded the advice of a herbalist, Dr. Okokon in committing the act.

As punishment for stealing his money, Akpan decided to nail his two children to a cross, lock them in a dark, thatch hut without food for weeks

Esther recounted the whole experience: "Our sister, Peace usually bring us water inside the hut when our father and our mother had gone out". Esther said.

Their father, the kids said, accused them of taking his money to ‘their master in the witchcraft coven.’

"My mother (stepmother), said the woman who used to live near our house in Akpabuyo gave us food and she put something (witchcraft spell) in the food and when we ate it we changed to bird at night and took our fathers money to 'our master' in the witchcraft world". Elisha who is a JSS one student of Regent said.

According to the kids, Elisha was alleged to have taken 4,000 Naira while Esther took 2,000 Naira.
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