Woman charged to court for assaulting children

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kaduna State Command has said it has charged Asiya Mohammed, 30, to court for assault and abuse of a two-year-old boy and a four-year-old girl.

Acting state commandant of the Corps, Deputy Commandant, Ilelaboye Waidi Oyejide, said the case of child abuse and assault on Abdulrahman Mohammed and Maryam Mohammed against Asiya who is their stepmother was reported at the command on August 22, 2016 by their biological mother, Halima Haruna who is said to have been divorced by her husband.

Halima alleged that Abdulrahman, two years old, currently on admission at Garkuwa Specialist Hospital, Kaduna, had been maimed by the suspect, Asiya.

The mother added that her daughter, Maryam, who is four years old has equally suffered same fate as Abdulrahman as she expressed serious worries over her children’s health status.