The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Osun State Command have arrested a grandma Victoria John for allegedly burned a 9year old girl, Kehinde John for eating the food that belonged to her brother.
The Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Osun state, Mr. Babawale Afolabi, said the incident happened on Tuesday around 1:45pm in Erin-Osun in the state.
The victim is said to be a primary three pupil of Africa Elementary school in Erin osun.
According to the Civil defence, the grandmother, Mrs John Victoria reportedly used fire to burn her grandchild’s two hands as punishment for eating the food that belonged to her brother.
Kehinde was said to have lost her mother at a tender age and has been living with her grandmother at Ila area of Erin osun where the incident happened.
The young victim has been taken to a primary health care at Erin osun for treatment.
The security agency said the case is now at the Human Trafficking and child Abuse department of the NSCDC command osun state for investigation.