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Police Arrest woman who burns 7 years old stepdaughter with charcoal.

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno State has arrested a 38-year-old woman, Hauwa Adamu, who allegedly drops flaming charcoal in the private parts of her seven-year-old stepdaughter.

The NSCDC Commandant, Mr Abdullahi Ibrahim, told a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Maiduguri that the woman was arrested in the Moduganari area of Maiduguri.

He said that the case was reported to the command by good Samaritans.

Ibrahim revealed that Adamu allegedly meted out horrible acts of punishment on the minor, over what she called disobedience.

According to him, preliminary investigations indicated that the suspect subjected the girl to different forms of abuse.

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Ibrahim said that the girl was put under the suspect’s care sequel to the separation of her parents.

He added that the case had been transferred to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, for further investigation and action


59 thoughts on “Police Arrest woman who burns 7 years old stepdaughter with charcoal.”

  1. omini rose ndo-rofeme

    Type here..some step mothers are some time wicked to their step daughters ,that is very bad of her to burn a child because she is not yours that’s bad,the police did a nice job for arresting her that self her right

  2. Nzewuba Chimamkpam john

    This is one of the reasons why God has denied so many women the fruit of the womb. Arresting the woman should not be the least the police should do let them make sure that the offender is brought to book. Let her serve as an example to others.

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