The Anambra state police command has arrested two women, Nneka Ayaene, 34, and Chinenye Okoh, 22, of Ndiowu town in Orumba North LGA of Anambra State for scalding their 10-year-old house help, Chidinma Nworie.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Moammed Haruna, states that the suspects were arrested on January 5 by men of the Oko Police Station arrested after a complaint was made by concerned residents that the suspects allegedly assaulted their house help by pouring her hot water which caused her injuries all over her body. Haruna said the suspects attacked the little girl because she failed to wait and return the bowl of water she brought for the suspects.
The police spokesperson said the victim was rushed to Best Hospital Oko for medical attention where she is presently responding to treatment.
He said the suspects have been arraigned before the magistrate court Nanka and the case has been adjourned to February 2nd.
Haruna said the suspects have been remanded at the Correctional Centre Onitsha.