A wicked grandmother identified as Bosede Adebayo has brutally tortured her granddaughter Tope Oke with a pot of hot water for taking and eating food without her permission. New Telegraph reports that a 8-year-old girl, a primary two pupil of St. James Primary School in Ijeun-Tuntun, Abeokuta, was admitted at the state hospital with serious injuries, while her grandmother was arrested by the Ogun state police command.
On the fateful day, the woman returned from a party with cooked rice served at the ceremony and kept it in the kitchen. The grandchild, who was very hungry, ate the plate of rice without asking for permission. The furious grandmother beat her mercilessly and then used a hot pot to inflict serious injuries to her body as punishment. Neighbours who heard heartrending cries of the girl were forced to intervene. They called to the police and informed officials of the state ministry of women affairs and social development about the incident.
The special adviser to the governor on women affairs and social development, and Wonuola Kassim, a senior social welfare officer, stormed the police station to monitor the case with a view to pursuing it to a logical conclusion. Speaking with journalists, Osoba expressed assurance that the law would take its course on the matter. “The authority will not fold its arms and condone such illegality or allow anybody to maltreat children or any other person. The victim will also be taken to the ministry’s custody after proper medication,” she said. Confirming the incident, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the state police public relations officer, said that the suspect would be charged to court upon the conclusion of investigation.