Woman Burns Granddaughter’s Fingers Over Noodles


An unidentified woman has been arrested by the police in Edo State for allegedly burning her granddaughter’s fingers over noodles. The incident happened in Benin, the state capital. The suspect, who was said to have placed the victim's hand on a lit gas stove, told police that her granddaughter ate the food without her permission. It was gathered that the girl was rescued by neighbours who reported the matter to the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. The victim was subsequently taken to the University of Benin Teaching Hospital for treatment.

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