In a distressing incident in Lagos, the local police have taken into custody Mrs. Eucharia Ndigwe, a 30-year-old pregnant woman who stands accused of cutting her teenage maid with a knife. The incident took place in Adaloko, located in the Ojo area of the state. The news has spread rapidly across various social media platforms, propelled by a viral video that captures the aftermath of the incident.
The video, which was recorded by a concerned neighbor, features the young girl, Chinaza Anienene, hailing from Anambra State. She can be seen with a visible open wound on the left side of her body, from which blood is seen flowing. According to the victim, her aunt inflicted the injury upon her because she had failed to wash a bag that was given to her by the woman.
Prompted by the girl’s cries, the neighbor decided to investigate the matter further on Friday, May 19. Upon entering the apartment, he discovered the disturbing sight of blood trickling from the young girl’s injured body. Deeply concerned, he promptly recorded the video to serve as evidence of the incident.
SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson for the Lagos State Police command, has officially confirmed the occurrence. He revealed that the arrest of Mrs. Eucharia Ndigwe took place on Saturday, May 20, 2023. The Ijanikin Police Division acted swiftly upon receiving information about the incident, leading to the apprehension of the accused. The victim, Florence Anienene, suffered a knife-inflicted injury at the hands of her aunt, as reported by the police.
This distressing incident serves as a reminder of the importance of safeguarding the rights and well-being of individuals, especially vulnerable members of society. The police authorities are actively pursuing the case, and it is hoped that justice will be served for the victim. The viral video has shed light on the incident, leading to public awareness and condemnation of such acts of violence.