A teenage girl has lost an ear after she was bitten by a retired police officer in Edo State.
The 18-year-old girl identified as Faith Aigbe was involved in a bout with a retired police officer named Mr Ogunbor.
The alleged incident happened at Eweka Street, off Aduwawa Road, Benin City in Edo State on Sunday, November 15; during a quarrel between the victim’s mother and the Ogunbor family.
Faith said when Mr Ogunbor picked up a shovel to hit her mother, she quickly held back the weapon.
The retired police officer was said to have grabbed Faith and chopped off her right ear with his teeth.
According to the report, Mother and daughter later went to the police station to file a complaint but Mr Ogunbor arrived there and threatened the police officers; claiming to be a retired commissioner of police.
It was further alleged that Mr Ogunbor’s son and his boys abducted Faith’s father took him to an unknown destination where they beat him up before he was rescued by members of a local vigilante group.