Imagine being chained to one spot for over 24 hours, deprived of the opportunity to perform your daily activities, including using the restroom.

This is what a 28-year-old housewife, Mrs. Obiageli Ajaero, had to endure, thanks to her husband.

After one of their regular fights from which she came out battered, her husband, Ifeanyi chained her to the family’s generator for over 24 hours.

She, however, has been rescued by policemen from the Sagamu division of the Ogun State Police Command who got wind of the woman’s ordeal.

She was uncuffed by the security operatives who visited their home at Ewooluwo – Sagamu in Sagamu Local Government Area of the state.

The Command Police Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident and the subsequent arrest of 37-year-old Ifeanyi Ajaero.

According to Oyeyemi, Ifeanyi “used a handcuff to chain his wife who has become so weak as a result of serious beating from the husband”.

“The people in the neighbour hood, who have been witnessing frequent beating of the wife by the suspect, alerted the police of the latest happening consequent upon which the DPO Sagamu, SP Aduroja Moses, led his men to the scene, rescued the victim and got the suspect arrested.

“On interrogation, he admitted chaining the woman to generator, but he claimed that his action is for self defence,” the PPRO said.

The suspect is a member of the already disbanded Merchant Navy.

The Commissioner of police, Ahmed Iliyasu, described the action of the suspect as act of wickedness.

He has transferred the case to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Investigation and Intelligence Department (SIID) for investigations and prosecution.