Nigeria: Pregnant Woman Arrested For Stabbing Maid
The Nigerian Police Force has confirmed the arrest of a woman, identified as Eucheria Ndigwe, 30, for allegedly stabbing her maid for refusing to wash her bag. Mrs Ndigwe’s arrest and detention were confirmed by Lagos State Police Command spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin, on the Sunday. He said Mrs Ndigwe had been kept at the force gender unit due to current condition as a pregnant woman.
The suspect, Eucheria Ndigwe, aged 30 was arrested yesterday. Due to the fact that she is heavily pregnant, she has been moved to our recently upgraded Gender Unit, where in conjunction with Lagosdsva, she will also get adequate medical attention while investigation progresses, the Police PPRO posted on social media. The incident occurred in the Adaloko in the Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State, southwest Nigeria.
Viral videos show a wounded young girl, identified as Chinaza whose body had allegedly been pierced with a knife by her mistress, Mrs Ndigwe, because of her failure to wash a bag. She said, My aunty used knife to pierce my body because I didn’t wash bag. A narrator in the video who claimed to be her neighbour stated it wasn't the first time Chinaza was tortured and brutalised by her mistress.