Woman, 25, unleashes ‘hell’ on house help for throwing baby on floor


A 25-year old woman, Chinyere Ifesinachi, has been arrested for allegedly abusing her little house-help, Idinmachukwu in Nnewi, Anambra State.

The suspect reportedly used cane and pestle to inflict varying degrees of injury on the victim who she accused of throwing her baby on the floor.

The Nation gathered the suspect, a native of Alor in Idemili South Local Government Area but married to an Enugu man, blamed the devil for the act, pleading for mercy.

Confirming the arrest, Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, Ify Obinabo said the case has been transferred to State Criminal and Investigative Department of the Police Command, Awka and would be charged.

She assured the victim of her safety and would not be returning to her guardian’s house after she was taken to hospital for medical examination.

Appreciating those who raised the alarm that attracted her attention to the incident, Obinabo warned that anyone caught abusing any child in the state must face the consequences.