The Lagos State Police has arrested the abuser of a 10-year old girl that was being maltreated by her care giver Mrs Omotayo , 45 in a video that went viral few days ago.
Recalled that a video of a woman maltreating a little girl has been circulating the social media as many condemned the act being committed by the woman .
The police in a statement signed by it’s spokesperson, Bala Elkana said “OnApril 4, 2020, a case of child abuse was reported online by a mandatory reporter through instablog9ja.
Detectives from Gender Unit, Command Headquarters Ikeja in collaboration with DSVRT, Office of the Public Defender and social workers from Ministry of Youth and Social Development rescued the survivor, Ajara ‘f’ 10 years old at No. 10 Omotoso Street Igando. The abuser, Mrs Omotayo 45 years old was arrested.
“The survivor was taken to hospital for treatment and kept in a safe home provided by Lagos State Government.
Bala further said, the suspect who is a care giver to the survivor was said to have pushed the survivor and she sustained injuries all over her face. The suspect is seen in the viral video hitting the survivor on the floor.
He however added that the suspect will be charged to Court.
Bala affirmed that the Command will continue to protect and defend the rights of the vulnerable members of the society, especially children.