Child Abuse: Nanny, 37, burns 8-year-old girl’s buttocks with stove

Yakuba is facing charges bordering on causing grievous bodily harm.

37-year-old Fatimah Yakuba, a nanny, has been arraigned before the Lagos State Magistrate, Igbosere, Lagos State for allegedly burning the buttocks of an 8-year-old girl with stove.

Yakuba was said to have committed the crime on April 10, 2018, at 15, Ologolo Street, Lekki Lagos.

Police prosecutor, Sergeant Friday Mameh told the court that Yakuba committed the offence last Tuesday, at about 11am.

Mameh said: “The defendant grievously harmed the 9-year-old girl by burning her buttocks with a burning stove which caused her bodily harm.”

Yakubu pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Magistrate Bakare granted her N500,000 bail with two sureties in the like sum. The case continues on May 5.

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