A 32-year-old housewife, Abimbola Oreoluwa, has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Ondo State Command, for inflicting razor blade injuries and pouring hot water on her 12-year-old houseboy.
The suspect was arrested following complaints from a good samaritan of the alleged maltreatment of the houseboy.
Vanguard gathered that the suspect inflicted series of injuries on the little boy with razor blade and poured hot water on him, accusing him of stealing.
Parading the suspect, the State Commandant of NSCDC, Mr Pedro Awili, said Abimbola was found of battering her little house boy whenever he offended her.
“Our investigation revealed that the boy is from the Benin Republic and the woman got him through his master in Abeokuta, Ogun state.
“He brought him as a houseboy and paid N120, 000 to his master. We are going to arrest the man in Abeokuta because this is a case of a child abuse and human trafficking.
“The woman has been maltreating the boy. She doesn’t allow him to go to school, she seriously abuses the boy by beating him up for any little mistake he made,” he said.