May 16, 2016 – House Wife Accused Of Beating & Rubbing Faeces On 9-Year-Old Maid Arrested After Neighbour Invites Police In Yenagoa Bayelsa
A woman identified as Amaka Okeke has been arrested for assaulting a 9-year-old maid.
The incident happened at Okutukutu area of Yenagoa in Bayelsa state last week.
The suspect a mother of two is currently detained at Ekeki Police station for inflicting injuries all over the body of 9-year-old Mary who resumed work last month.
The woman’s husband said his wife was found of beating the girl at the slightest provocation. But, according to him, each time he saw injuries on the girl, Amaka would say Mary fell down. Okeke said the beating this time around was too severe that it could not be hidden.
According to him, when he asked his wife why she beat Mary this time around, Amaka said it was the work of the devil. A neighbour, who invited the police because of the constant beating, said Amaka was in the habit of beating the girl. The neighbour, who pleaded anonymity, claimed that sometimes Amaka would rub faeces on the girl’s body.
The man said he decided to invite the police this time because the beating was too severe. He said: “We decided to call in the police so that the woman will not kill the girl.”