A middle-aged woman, Mrs Ngozi Chukwuani who was chained to a pillar for ten hours by her husband, Uche has been rescued in Ebonyi State.
The husband who resides with the wife at No 1 Ike street in Abakaliki, the State Capital reportedly fled with the key of the padlock.
Neighbours said that Uche hit his daughter’s head with the chain while she was trying to stop him from beating Mrs Chukwuani.
Mrs Chukwuani was said to have been rescued by Men of the Ekeaba Police Division.
The couple both hail from Enugu State.
Mr Uche Chukwuani chained his wife to a pillar in their building and ran away with the key.
Mrs Chukwuani said her husband had earlier threatened to deal with her because his mistress is suffering.