The Commissioner of Police, FCT, CP Sunday Babaji has ordered the arrest of a policewoman for burning the hands of her 10-yewr-old niece who allegedly stole meat from her pot.
This was confirmed by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adeh who added that investigations had commenced into the incident as ordered by the CP.
The police woman simply identified as Ruth, inflicted severe injuries on her niece, identified as Miracle and the shout of pain and anguish attracted neighbours who subsequently reported the matter at Dutse Police Station.
Ruth, who resides at the Dutse Alhaji area of the Federal Capital Territory, was said to have caught Miracle stealing a piece of meat from her pot of soup on Christmas Eve and in anger, tied the Miracle’s two hands and dipped them inside boiling water.
Neighbours who heard her cries alerted the police and Miracle was rushed to the Kubwa General Hospital.
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