LAGOS: Woman pours hot water on maid for ‘stealing’ eggs


Woman pours hot water on maid for ‘stealing’ eggs

A woman identified as Mrs. Darasimi Martins has been arrested by the police in Lagos for alleged physical assault on her 16-year-old maid.

Martins was apprehended by operatives attached to Olosan Division in Mushin, after the Child Protection Network (CPN) reported the case there.

It was gathered that the incident which occurred on Monday at 16, Olomowewe Street, was one of several assaults the young girl had suffered from the woman.

The suspect, it was gathered, sent the teenager to buy six eggs but the victim hid two on her return.

Angered by her submitting four out of the six eggs she was asked to buy, the woman was said to have descended on the victim and poured hot water on her face, body.

The development, it was gathered, angered neighbours who contacted the CPN.

Confirming the incident, police spokesman Chike Oti, a Chief Superintendent (CSP) said the case had been moved to the Gender Unit for further action.




@ The Nation

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