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NAPTIP arraigns housewife for allegedly dipping two hands of step-son in hot water

NAPTIP arraigns housewife for allegedly dipping two hands of step-son in hot water

- NAPTIP has arraigned a housewife for allegedly dipping the two hands of a 2-year old boy, Abubakar Yahaya, into boiling water

- She was arraigned before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Bwari, Abuja

- The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges and was subsequently granted bail in surety of N500,000

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arraigned a 30-year-old housewife, Khadija Yahaya, for allegedly dipping the two hands of a 2-year old boy, Abubakar Yahaya, who is her step-son into boiling water, causing him serious harm.

Legit.ng gathered that the accused was slammed with a two-count charge and arraigned before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Bwari, Abuja presided over by Justice A. O. Musa.

NAPTIP had arrested the woman said to be the second wife of the husband, Mr. Yahaya following a tip off from concerned Nigerians.

NAPTIP arraigns housewife for allegedly dipping two hands of step-son in hot water

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The charges read: “That you Khadijat Yahaya (F) 30 years old of Block Industry, opposite ECWA Church, Chukuku, Kuje Area Council, Abuja on or about the 12th of December, 2017, at Block Industry Opposite ECWA Church, Chukuku, Kuje Area Council, Abuja, within the jurisdiction of this Hounourable Court, used harmful liquid to with boiling water on Abubakar Yahaya ‘m’ 2 years old of Block Industry, Opposite ECWA Church, Chukuku, Kuje Area Council Abuja by dipping his two hands and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 21 (1) of the Violence Against Persons Act 2015.

“That you Khadijat Yahaya (F) 30 years old, of Block Industry, Opposite ECWA Church, Chukuku, Kuje Area Council, Abuja, on or about 12th December, 2017, at Block Industry, Opposite ECWA Church, Chukuku, Kuje Area Council, Abuja, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, willful inflicted physical injury on Abubakar Yahaya ‘m’ 2 years old of Block Industry, Opposite ECWA Church, Chukuku, Kuje Area Council, Abuja by dipping his two hands inside boiling water which caused full thickness burn on his two hands and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 2(1) of the Violence Against Persons Act 2015.”

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges and was subsequently granted bail in surety of N500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira).

Further hearing of the case was adjourned to Tuesday, February, 20.

Meanwhile, operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) arrested a couple, Adeola and Binta Adebayo, in Lagos for allegedly operating a baby factory.

The operatives who also rescued three pregnant young girls arrested the couple on Sunday, January 4 at about 9pm in Ikeja.

Legit.ng gathered that the operatives got a tip-off from a journalist, after which they arrested the couple.

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Source: Legit.ng

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