A housewife has been arrested for youngster abuse after it was found that she had been treating her stepdaughter poorly.
4-year-old Stephanie Dikeocha misplaced her organic mom throughout supply and her father remarried to a lady recognized as Jennifer Dikeocha. Sadly, this was the starting of a lifetime of torment for the youngster who by no means knew her organic mom for someday.
In accordance to studies, the stepmother maltreated Stephanie a lot that she most well-liked being away from house. It was gathered that Stephanie seems to be blissful whereas in class. However as soon as it is time to go house, her temper modifications for the worse and she or he would start to cry.
This turned a each day behavior and her class teacher observed. Her teacher additionally observed lacerations throughout her physique.
On Friday, November 9, 2018, when Stephanie bought to faculty, her teacher observed that she was not wanting OK. The teacher determined to give her a hug to make her really feel higher and likewise to examine her physique temperature. However the youngster recoiled in ache and she or he checked to discover wounds and cane marks throughout her physique.
The teacher instantly lodged a grievance at the Mowe Police Station and the Divisional Police Officer accountable for Mowe Divisional Police Headquarters, Francis Ebhuoma, detailed detectives to observe the woman to the home the place her stepmother was arrested.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated:
The arrest of the depraved step mom was on account of complaints lodged at Mowe Police Station by the class teacher of the pupil, who introduced the little woman to the station and confirmed the police numerous bodily accidents allegedly inflicted on her by the stated stepmother .
On the energy of the report, the DPO of Mowe Division, CSP Francis Ebhuoma, detailed some detectives to observe the woman to their home, the place the depraved step-mother was promptly arrested’, Oyeyemi acknowledged.
The Police spokesman added:
The Abia state-born suspect narrated to the police how she took up Stephanie as a toddler which was occasioned by her mom’s loss of life after giving beginning to her, saying she bought married to the woman’s father in 2016. She couldn’t give causes for her depraved act to the harmless woman.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered that the JWC Part conduct a thorough investigation into the case with the view of prosecuting the suspect.