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Single Father, Mechanic Arrested For Beating Daughter,5, With Hot Iron In Ikotun Lagos

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Single Father, Mechanic Arrested For Beating Daughter,5, With Hot Iron In Ikotun Lagos

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August 26, 2016 – Man Arrested For Beating Daughter,5, With Hot Iron In Ikotun Lagos

A 5-year-old girl has been rescued from the hand of her violent father in Ikotun area of Lagos.

The victim identified as Monsurat Idowu was told to dispose off the content of a potty in the latrine but the poor child fell into gutter.

Her merciless father who was infuriated because she accidentally fell into the gutter descended on her and beat her with a hot iron.

A neigbour who witnessed the tortured episode reported the matter to the police.

He was immediately arrested while the child was rescued.

The 45-year-old roadside mechanic who resides at 8 Kayode Koyejo street in Ikotun, Mr Sukurat Idowu is currently being investigated at the gender unit of Lagos Police command.

A police source said effort is on to trace the mother of the victim who has been separated from the father since she was two years.



  1. I

    August 26, 2016 at 2:58 AM

    Lord have mercy! This man is the devil himself. He should be tried for attempted murder. The child is not safe with him. If the mother cannot be found, the little girl is better off in a home for the motherless children. May God protect this little girl

  2. Omokehinde

    August 26, 2016 at 3:10 AM

    This poor girl should be reunited with his biological mother immediately. Only a wide animal in human body will use hot rod to beat ready injured innocent little girl in this manner. What is going on in the minds and heads of some criminals in our country Nigeria? How can any normal and caring father do this to a five years old little girl. This animal should be punished and sent to prison for child brutality. I’m not happy with this idiot of a father at all. This is an inhumane behavior from an insane, disturbed or abnormal man.

  3. Bokemb

    August 26, 2016 at 5:43 AM

    Lord have on us and on the whole world


    August 26, 2016 at 5:48 AM

    This man need automatically jails sentence, no interrogation… direct to jail maximum prison

  5. fifelomo

    August 26, 2016 at 6:27 AM

    Could this man be the father? Why would he treat her own very daughter like this? Is the man normal? This man is not worth to be called a father! Wicked man.

  6. Nelson

    August 26, 2016 at 7:06 AM

    His horrible face and name is enough to send him to prison.Wicked man.

  7. sola olaniyi

    August 26, 2016 at 7:26 AM

    is it only me that has noticed that its only poor people (man/woman) that beats their child in such barbaric manner

  8. Agatha

    August 26, 2016 at 7:31 AM

    this is end time act of wickedness

  9. TIno

    August 26, 2016 at 7:33 AM

    Crime stories everyday! Father using wife for rituals, mother selling baby to make money, son raping mother, grandmother selling grandchild. LORD HAVE MERCY…….

  10. Sweetchy

    August 26, 2016 at 8:55 AM

    What is this?
    Obviously, he’s hungry and angry at the same time.
    They should investigate if he’s really the father of the poor girl.

  11. huchennar

    August 26, 2016 at 9:10 AM

    single mother, single father syndrome everywhere. we’ve taken divorce for another big occasion after wedding.. am very sure that if the mother were to be living with the father such thing won’t have happened. who knows maybe the man did this out the frustration and anger he had towards the wife.
    This is a very evil act and the man should pay for his misdeeds @least with some years in jail. #get well soon dear
    #clueless human

  12. Glory

    August 26, 2016 at 10:13 AM

    The man is not worthy to be call a father cause a father protect his child he is an animal in human skin

  13. LOve

    August 26, 2016 at 12:34 PM

    But why are some people so wicked? What kind of hearts do they have? Seriously God is so merciful to spare some people to still be existing.

  14. Metu Nyetu

    August 26, 2016 at 3:06 PM

    I HOPE that this man will be torture in a similar way, if not by the police, then by armed robbers. Whoever executes the torture avenges the child.

    WOMEN SHOULD watch closely for traces of uncontrollable anger in their men before they say I Do. Anger is the madness of “sane” people, and a man who cannot rule himself when angry is a brute. This man is not worthy of fatherhood.

  15. Maryf

    August 29, 2016 at 4:33 PM

    Yeye man. This one is suppose to live alone. Nonsense. Sorry child

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