From Lucky Lawal Lagos
One Mrs Rose James Micheal has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for inflicting life threatening injuries on her 8 years old step daughter by the name Blessing.
The incident happened at the suspect resident at No 10 Onofowokan Street Ita-oluwa via Ogijo and was arrested following a complaint from her husband James Michael who reported 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 as a revenge.
The complainant who happened to be the father of the two children stated further 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 two hands and thigh, consequently upon which the victim was bleeding profusely.
Upon the complaint, the DPO Ogijo Division Sp Tijani Muhammed detailed detectives to effect the arrest of the suspect.
On interrogation, the suspect owned up to the commission of the offence but blame it on the devil as she claimed not to know what came over her that made her did so.
The victim has been taken to Lenard Hospital Ogijo where she is currently on admission.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to Anti Human Trafficking and Child l labour Unit of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and possible prosecution of the suspect.
CP Ahmed equally warned that the Command will not tolerate any act of wickedness and man inhumanity to man in whatever form.