By Kolawole Olayinka Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State Police Command has been arrested a 35 years old woman Monsurat Olusanya for inflicting various degrees of injuries on the body of a 4 year old girl Fathia Ogundimu who happened to be her niece.
Her arrest followed a complaint from a CDA member of Tiluwalase community in Owode Ijako (name withheld) who came to Sango Ota Police Division with the little girl on Friday, 18th of October 2019 and reported that she is on the verge of being send to early grave if appropriate steps is not taken to save the little girl from the wicked aunty.
He stated further that the suspect who accused the girl of mistakenly pouring a pot of soup away put a knife on fire and used the hot knife to inflict injuries all over her body. Not satisfied, she gave the little girl human bite on her stomach and lips.
On the strength of the report, the DPO Sango Police Station CSP Godwin Idehai detailed his detectives to the scene where the wicked aunty was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, she admitted been responsible for the injuries on the body of the victim but pleaded with the police to be lenient with her claiming that devil pushed her to do it. The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment.
The suspect who is a mother of three is currently being detained at sango division while the biological parent of the victim have been contacted for them to come and take custody of their daughter.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police cp Bashir Makama has directed that the suspect be charged to court as investigation is concluded. He also appealed to parents to know the type of people they will give their children to if at all there is need to do so as many of the so called guardians are in the habit of maltreating children who are not their own.