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Police Arrest Woman Who Poured Boiling Water On Daughter’s Breast In Ekpan



Merit's mother

By Daniel Dafe

Police officers have arrested a woman who poured boiling water on the breast of her daughter, Nwankwo Merit, in Ekpan.

Secretary, Center for the Defense of Human Rights (CDHR),
Delta State, Comrade Israel Joe, disclosed this via a Facebook post on Saturday.

At the time of publishing this report, the name of the suspect was still unknown.

According to the post of the rights activist, the DPO, Ekpan Divisional Headquarters, CSP Bulus Rimamchirika Musa, on Saturday assisted them in arresting the woman.

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He added: “The incident happened on the 7th of January, 2022 and we had to wait until the girl was discharged from hospital yesterday before taking action.

“I had called the DPO yesterday night, intimating him of the incident and he promised to join us in seeking justice for the young girl. I drew the attention of my senior comrade, Pastor Egedegbe Edewor yesterday and he reported it a Commissioner for Women Affairs, Delta State, who detailed the welfare officer of Warri to accompany us for the arrest.”

Continuing, he said: “We led a team of Police from Ekpan division to arrest the suspect this morning and she is cooling off right now at Ekpan Police station.

“Thanks to the Delta State Commissioner of Police CP Ari Mohammed Ali, DSP Benedicta Okafor and other members of our team who assisted this justice move.”


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