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Mechanic burns daughter's eyes, genitals with iron

26 August 2016, 07:28

Lagos - Lagos State Police Command arrested a man for brutally burning his five-year-old daughter with a hot iron after she poured faeces on the floor of their home instead of disposing it in a potty into the latrine, Punch reports.

The 45-year-old man, Surakat Idowu who separated from his wife in 2013, flew into a rage and tortured his daughter with a hot iron.

Also read: Bring back our girls or resign, Chibok families tell Buhari

A neighbour who witnessed the horrific incident contacted the police with the suspect being arrested soon after.

The victim is said to have been blinded by the attack to her face with her private parts left swollen.

A witness also added that the girl had slipped while trying to dispose of the faeces into the latrine.

Police confirmed that attempts were being made to contact the girl's mother with the suspect to be prosecuted for the assault.

For more on tis story, visit Punch.

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