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Woman Beats Underage Beninese Housegirl To Coma For Oversleeping

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Yaba Lagos Trader Who Beat Underage Beninese Housegirl To Coma For Oversleeping Charged With Child Abuse

Iyabo Lawal, a 38-year-old trader has been arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly assaulting her 13-year-old house help, Kehinde Loclay from Cotonou.

She was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat on a one count charge of child abuse.

Prosecuting Inspector Benson Emeurhi told the court that Iyabo committed the offence on May 11, at about 7am at 91 Olonade Street, Yaba, Lagos.

Emeurhi informed the court that the defendant was accused of always beating the complainant, Kehinde Loclay, a 13-year-old girl from Cotonou.

According to him, “Kehinde was brought to Lagos by one Iya Modinat to be a house help”.

Benson said the defendant was almost got killed by the defendant one day in the course of beating because she didn’t wake up on time but for the neighbours who rescued her.

Iyabo however pleaded not guilty.

Chief Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat granted the defendant N20,000 bail with two sureties in the like sum.

She ordered that the addresses of the sureties must be verified.

She adjourned the case till July 3.



  1. iron bar

    May 30, 2018 at 2:15 AM

    20k 0r 200k..increase the penalty and tough jail term..such child abuse is disheartening!

  2. Mon

    May 30, 2018 at 2:27 AM

    Such action on a regular basis is an indication that she is not a happy woman, i mean she is disappointed in herself as a human being and decided to be transferring that aggression to the little child who’s situation must have forced to become a house helper.

  3. DB

    May 30, 2018 at 3:28 PM

    More and more people are choosing to degenerate into animals. I am sure if she has any child at all, such will be very lazy.

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