Woman arrested for maltreating 12-year-old girl in Kogi

The Kogi State Police Command has arrested a woman from Ajaokuta local government council for maltreating a 12-year-old girl.

The spokesperson of the Kogi State Police Command, DSP William Ayah, made this known in a press statement issued.

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According to him: “Following a report received on 10/1/2019 at about 0800hrs that one Barikisu Ibrahim aged 12 years has been maltreated by her aunt one Mrs Ketim Idenyi a staff of Chief Magistrate Court Ajaokuta with Mortal Pistle, cable wire and also poured hot water on her.”

According to him, the operatives attached to Ajaokuta Division swung into action and arrested Mrs Ketin Idenyi and she confessed to the crime while an investigation continues.