One day she went to talk to YB about her marriage. YB had her to kneel down in front of him. A secretary stood behind him.
'He started doing his trance thing. I don't remember what he said. He started looking at me, I was totally fozen and next moment he is hitting me in the face. He is just like punching me in the face and ... I pretty much left my body. I don't remember how I got back to Ladies camp. I remember standing there ... and I was so traumatized and I was thinking "Who can I tell? ... there was nobody who would believe me. Nobody would believe me because if you said anything against him, you were slandering, you were ... There was always some reason to defend his behaviour. Or, you must have done something, or it must have been worth for him hitting you ... which is just insane.'
Be aware that these are only fragments of the truth.
Many more stories are out there, told and untold.
Telling these stories is needed. It is a prerequisite for justice and reconciliation.