Two women identified as Nneka Ayaene, 34, and Chinenye Okoh, 22, from Ndiowu town in Orumba North LGA of Anambra State have been arrested by the State Police Command for pouring hot water on their 10-year-old house help, Chidinma Nworie.
In a statement released by Moammed Haruna, the spokesperson of the command, he stated that the suspects were arrested on January 5 by men of the Oko Police Station after a complaint was made by concerned residents that the suspects allegedly assaulted their house help by pouring her hot water on her.
This action was said to have caused her injuries all over her body. Haruna said the suspects attacked the little girl because she failed to wait and return the bowl of water she brought for the suspects.
The police spokesperson disclosed that the victim was rushed to Best Hospital Oko for medical attention where she is presently responding to treatment.
He said the suspects have been arraigned before the magistrate court Nanka and the case has been adjourned to February 2nd.
Haruna added that the suspects have been remanded at the Correctional Centre Onitsha.