Police in Anambra State have arrested two women, Nneka Ayaene, 34, and Chinenye Okoh, 22, of Ndiowu town in Orumba North LGA of Anambra State for allegedly pouring hot water on their house help.
It was gathered that the victim, a 10-year-old girl, Chidimma Nworie Ani, had her body scalded by the hot water poured on her by her madam.
Police Spokesperson in Anambra, CSP Haruna Mohammed who disclosed this to journalists said the victim was rushed to hospital by police operatives and was responding to treatment.
“Police operatives attached to Oko Police Station have arrested one Nneka Ayaene ‘f’ aged 34 years and Chinenye Okoh ‘f’ aged 22 years of Ndiowu town in Orumba North LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspects allegedly assaulted their house help, one Chidimma Nworie Ani ‘f’ aged about 10years, by pouring her hot water which caused her injuries all over her body due to her inability to wait and return the bowl of water she brought for the suspects.
“Police operatives visited the scene and rushed the victim to Best Hospital Oko for medical attention where she is presently responding to treatment.
“Consequently, the suspects have been charged to magistrate court in Nanka for prosecution after conclusion of investigation.”
Mohammed said the case which came up on Friday had been adjourned to 10/2/2021, while the suspects have been remanded at the Correctional Centre, Onitsha.