The Bayelsa state Police command has arrested a man named for burning his niece a 13-year-old with a hot pressing iron at Brass street, Etegwe Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
According to reports, The Uncle came back from wherever he was, And heard neighbor accusing her of stealing N3k from her, however, she denied the allegation.
But The uncle Effiong Sunday on hearing the story, started beating the girl, tore her cloth in public and started burning her with a hot pressing iron.
Fortunately, the neighbor eventually found his money where he kept it, but despite the injuries, Sunday didn’t bother to take the victim to the hospital.
A lawyer Dise Ogbesi Sheila, was eventually notified and the girl was taken to the Ekeki police station.
Sunday and his wife were, subsequently, invited, while the girl is now receiving treatment.