A mother of four, Nkeiruka Ngwu, 36, has been arrested by the Lagos state police command for child abuse.
According to reports Ngwu, who resides at 47 Ogundana Street, off Allen Avenue, Ikeja, brutalized her 10- year -old househelp identified as Chioma Samuel, whomshe brought from Abia to live with her after the child’s father passed.
Ngwu, who has since January when she brought the child been abusing her met her waterloo after Wednesday 7th of March, 2018, when she allegedly placed a hot pressing iron on the victim’s hands and legs then poured hot water on her as well.
OnThursday 8 March, 2018, Ngwu was confronted by several women who had notcied the injuriy marks on the child. After Ngwu dropped off all her kids at their various schools, she was accosted by the women. They instructed the suspect to take the girl to a hospital or else they would petition the Commissioner of Police Lagos State,but Ngwu did not heed their warnings.
Upon noticing Ngwu did not do as they instructed, they called on the attention of the Commissioner of Police,Lagos State and the suspect was later arrested and will be charged to court tomorrow.