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