Imo state police has apprehended one Uzoma Egemba for burning his maid’s buttocks, thighs and body for riding his children’s bicycle.
The suspect was arrested on Thursday morning after some concerned individuals led by social media influencer, Darlington Ibekwe, and an activist journalist, Chidiebube Okeoma intervened in the situation. While in police custody, Egemba said the devil made him do it. He explained that he burnt the girl’s body on Sunday after he saw her riding the bicycle he bought for his children. Concerned Nigerian’s took an interest in the girls case after a video clip made by her school teacher went viral. Okeoma thereafter took the girl to Imo specialist hospital Umuguma- Owerri, where she was admitted. One of the doctors treating the girl told Punch correspondent that the burns are deep.
This article was originally published on Naija News