A 75-year-old grandma has been arrested by the Ebonyi State Police Command, for flogging and pouring pepper into the eyes and genitals of her 11-year-old house help.
Mrs Comfort Obi was arrested by police from Ekumenyi Police Station on Tuesday April 14, after a neighbor, Mr Osita Ezechukwu revealed the maltreatment, Click here to read more news.
The victim whose body was covered with scars from past maltreatment, has been living with the elderly woman since her father who has an eye impairment cannot take care of her and her four siblings.
It was additionally gathered that the maltreatment victim’s mom is late.
Describing her experience, the 11-year-old househelp said she was as of late mishandled in light of the fact that she took the elderly person’s juice and biscuit.
“My Madam usually invites outsiders to flog me whenever I offend her. She also pours grinded pepper into my private part and eyes, Click here to read more news.
“This one she did to me now was because I was hungry and I took her biscuit and juice to eat”
The 75-year-elderly woman anyways said she looked for permission from the girl’s auntie before pouring pepper into her eyes and genitals.
The suspect said;
“Although I regret my actions, I sought the permission of the girl’s auntie before I poured pepper into her private part and eyes.”
Ebonyi state’s police representative, Loveth Odah, confirmed the captarrest ure of the woman on Wednesday April 15.
Odah told writers;
“The kid had been treated and reunited with her relatives. The suspect will be arraigned after the fight against COVID-19, is over”