A 35-year-old woman identified as Monsurat Olusanya has been taken into custody by the Ogun State Police Command.
The woman and mother of three was arrested for brutally abusing her niece.
She was arrested, following a complaint filed against her by a neighbour who had witnessed her on several occasions, abusing the child.
In her latest series of abuse, she used hot iron on the child after biting her.
The complaint reported that Monsurat had abused the child after she spilled a pot of soup.
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Woman bites, uses hot knife to brutalize her 4-yr-old niece over a pot of soup . . A 35-year-old mother of three, Monsurat Olusanya, has been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command, for inflicting various degrees of injuries on her 4 -year -old niece, Fathia Ogundimu. . . Her arrest followed a complaint from a resident of Tiluwalase community, in Owode Ijako, to the Sango Police Division. . . The complainant who came with the girl, reported the case on October 18, 2019, insisting the police intervene before the little girl dies from the series of abuse meted on her by her aunty. . . Information had it that Olusanya had in her latest abuse, Inflicted heavy body injuries on the toddler with a hot knife after she had allegedly poured a pot of soup. . . Not satisfied, the suspect had given the little girl human bite on her stomach and lips. . . On interrogation, she admitted being responsible for the injuries on the body of the victim, but pleaded with the police to be lenient with her, claiming that the devil pushed her to do it. . . The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment. The suspect is currently being detained at Aango division while the biological parent of the victim has been contacted to come and take custody of their daughter.