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Lagos woman arrested for ‘maltreating’ minor



The police in Lagos State have arrested a woman identified as Funmi Faith for allegedly maltreating a female child.

Disclosing this in a statement on his official X handle on Wednesday, the command’s Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, said the 32-year-old was apprehended on Tuesday.

The arrest of the mother followed a viral video shared by a witness who in a verbal exchange, chastised the woman for her action who in turn dared him to report to the authorities.

The witness, while also making a video recording of the encounter, could be heard saying, “Mummy Mariam this is bad. It is dehumanising. You can’t treat this girl like this. I am giving the Lagos State government this video. This is dehumanising.”

Giving an update on the incident, the state’s police spokesperson, in his statement said, “The woman captured in a now viral video maltreating a female child, 32-year-old Funmi Faith, has been arrested.’’

Mr Hundeyin said the woman “was arrested by police officers from Oke-odo Division yesterday, Tuesday, June 4, 2024.

“Meanwhile, the child has been handed over to the Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development for proper care and shelter,” he added.


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