The Police, Ogwashi-Uku, Delta state have arrested a 35-year-old fashion designer, Rosemary Idibie for allegedly killing her 11 year-old daughter.
Rosemary committed the crime on Saturday, June 7 by allegedly pouring kerosine on the young girl, Favour, and setting her ablaze.
The acting police public relations officer in the state, DSP Charles Muka,who confirmed the incident said the suspect was arrested in a forest in Ogwashi-Ukwu following a tip off.
He said the accused apparently sent her 11-year-old daughter on an errand to buy foodstuff but she did not carry out the as expected.
Child abuse is on the rise and the rate at which some parents/guardians maltreat their kids/wards is becoming worrisome.
A similar case occurred in May 2014, a two-year-old boy was allegedly set ablaze by his own father, Uchechi Nwaogwugwu at Umuahim Ikenga village, Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State for misbehaving.
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