Lagos - A 32-year-old woman has been arrested for batting
her nine-year-old niece after she ate a plate of soup that was kept at the
house, Punch reported.
The soup was kept in the house of which it was brought in by
a neighbour and young girl was beaten up severely.
The young girl's teacher noticed that she was fairly quiet
in class and complained that she was under severe pain. The teacher was shown
how bad the injuries were.
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The girl's buttocks were starting to peel and told her
teacher what had taken place. It was reported to the school officials who then
The woman was arrested and her niece was given temporary
shelter by the State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
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