A teenage boy has been hospitalized after being attacked with hot knife by a relative.
Iswat Taofeek has been arrested by the police
A woman has left her relative scarred for life after dehumanizing him with a hot knife.
According to the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police, the 40-year-old housewife, Iswat Taofeek has now been arrested, for allegedly torturing the 12 year-old-boy with hot knife.
The victim lives with her.
Ogun State Police command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested on Monday, November 24,2020, following a complaint by one of her neighbors that the Iswat had inflicted injuries on the victim who is her brother-in-law’s son, with a hot knife and cutlass.
Upon interrogation, the suspect explained that she kept the sum of #5,000 somewhere in the house but couldn’t find it and she believed that it was the boy who stole it and that was why she put a knife on fire until it was red hot before she used it to burn the little boy all over his body.