The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 22-year-old primary school teacher, Margret Obano, for allegedly brutalizing her two-year-old daughter and burning her buttocks.
The incident happened on Friday, October 14, 2022, in the Bariga area of Lagos state, PUNCH disclosed. Radiant Range Top
The woman is said to live at her boyfriend’s mother’s house.
A resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said, “She is fond of maltreating and abusing the child for no reason. On Friday (October 14), she beat up the little child and put her bum on an electric cooking hot plate.
“She teaches in a local school at Bariga (Lagos) and the school is owned by her boyfriend’s mum, so she lives with both the boyfriend and his mom.
“The father of the child is nowhere to be found. He denied the child when she gave birth. The child suffered severe burns and is in so much pain.”
The Lagos state police spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest of the woman and her partner.
“They have been arrested and detained at the Bariga Police Station and her daughter has been hospitalized,” he added.
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