A 5-year old boy has been reportedly killed by the 11-year old house-help he was placed in her care. the boy lived with his family at Okoloko street, Abule-Ado Shoba, Lagos state. According to reports the maid identified as Ojiugo Ifechukwu Duru allegedly strangled the boy simply identified as Chikamso after the mother left for her place of business, which reportedly is close to home. However, not long after she left, she was told to return immediately as there was an issue at home and on getting home, she found her first son dead.
“It’s just that my house girl strangled my son, my first issue,” the child’s mum who is heavily pregnant, told LIB.
“For now, it’s not in my hand. She’s in custody already. For now my husband is taking care of things. It’s now government case and not mine, so it’s not in my hands to decide what will happen and what will not happen.”
On what happened Saturday, March 10, 2018, the day the child was killed, a source said that the maid beat the child and also tried strangling him. The child survived that, but that was not enough, she then used a s sharp curtain hook to stab the child on his penis leading to his death.