Footage allegedly shot in Nigeria shows a man being whipped publicly while being held face down as punishment for adultery. He reportedly slept with someone else’s wife. After four strokes he got up in protest but a second man grabbed his legs and held him on the bench.
The whipper then continued to strike down on his back until the pain became unbearable and he made another attempt to escape.
Shouts of distressed women and children can be heard in the video as they watched on while the men grabbed the restless victim who fell to the floor.
The whipper then continued to strike down on his back until the pain became too great and he made another attempt to escape.
He shouted in protest as the men lifted him to his feet and placed him back in position on the wood.
The flogging then continued until the victim grabbed his buttocks in agony and screamed in distress.
Then man was then forced to kneel on the floor while the sticks struck his back and legs.
He fell to the ground and the second man lifted up his legs so the first could strike his buttocks as he yelled in agony.
The punishment is reportedly supposed to serve as a deterrent to other potential adulterers and the video has been widely shared on social media.