Police nab 2 women for assaulting, injuring housemaid in Anambra
By Chinelo Nwangene
Two women, Nneka Ayaene and Chinenye Okoh has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a-ten year-old housemaid with hot water which left her with various degrees of injuries all over her body.
According to an official statement issued by the Anambra state police command through its Public Relations Officer, CSP Haruna Mohammed, said that the suspects were arrested by police operatives from Oko police station on January 5, 2021 following a formal complaint of child abuse and grievous assault.
Mohammed further disclosed that both Nneka Ayaene aged 34 and Chinenye Okoh aged 22 were from Ndiowu town in Orumba North LGA of Anambra State.
He said that the suspects allegedly assaulted their house help one Chidimma Nworie Ani 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.
The statements read in parts: “The police operatives visited the scene and rushed the victim to Best Hospital Oko for medical attention where she is presently responding to treatment.
“However, the suspects have been charged to magistrate court Nanka for prosecution after conclusion of investigation. The Case adjourned to 10/2/2021 and suspects remanded at the Correctional Centre Onitsha.