The Ogijo Police division has arrested one Mrs Rose James Michael who lives at 10 Onafowokan Street Ita-Oluwa via Ogijo for allegedly cutting the hands and thigh of her stepdaughter, Blessing, with a razor blade.
Rose who inflicted life threatening injuries on her eight-year old stepdaughter after she (Blessing) had a disagreement with her (Rose’s) daughter at their home.
The victims stepmother reportedly called her husband James Michael who alerted the police said that his wife called him on phone while he was away at work informing him that his daughter “Blessing beat her little daughter and injured her on her leg and that she is going to injure her too in revenge”.
Mr James stated that he pleaded with her on phone to wait for him to see what actually happened. But before his arrival, the woman has used razor blade to inflict deep cuts on the little girl’s hands and thigh, consequently upon which the victim was bleeding profusely.
The victim has been taken to Lenard H
ospital Ogijo where she is on admission.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and possible prosecution of the suspect.
He warned that the Command would not tolerate any act of wickedness and man’s inhumanity to man in whatever form in the state.