The 12-year-old boy who was assaulted by his mother on Sunday at their residence on 64 Moricass Road, Agege has been rescued by the Lagos State Government through the Directorate of Citizens’ Rights.
The Lagos State Directorate of Citizens Right (DCR) intervened after photos of the young boy drenched in blood went viral.
Director DCR, Mrs. Biola Oseni, who confirmed the development, said that officials of the ministry during a visit to the home gathered that the young boy was assaulted by his mother.
“The rescue team did not meet the mother but she was later sighted at a different location and was apprehended by government officials who took her to police custody for questioning” she added.
The Director informed that the matter was presented at the police station, and the woman’s husband was mandated to produce the boy while the woman was at the police station.
Mrs. Oseni said the woman may be charged to court tomorrow, March 3, while the boy has been taken to the Ministry of Youth and Social Development for placement in one of government’s facility and necessary action.