A Lagos Nanny, Fatimah Yakuba was on Monday docked by an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, Lagos for allegedly burning the buttocks ofan 8 year old girl buttocks with stove.
The 37 year old Nanny, who resides at 15, Ologolo Street, Lekki Lagos, is facing a one count charge of grievious harm, preferred against her by the police.
According to the prosecutor, Sergeant Friday Mameh the defendant committed the alleged offence on April 10, 2018.
He said that the incident took place at about 11am, at the address mentioned above.
Mameh said “Yakuba grieviously harmed the 8 year old girl by burning her buttocks with burning stove which caused her bodily harm”.
He further said the offence committed is Punishable under section 245 of the criminal law of Lagos State 2015.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate Mr B. I Bakare granted the defendant bail in the sum of N500,000, with two sureties in like sum. He further ruled that the sureties must be gainfully employed.
The case was adjourned till May 5, 2018, for mention.