A woman identified as Mrs Mary Omifunto, now in police custody for pouring hot water on her 14-year-old daughter Kaosarat, for refusing to to hawk.
It was gathered that she cooked the food on the day of the incident because she had lots of unsold beef the previous day which she didn’t want to spoil.
Omifunto reportedly emptied a pot of hot water on her daughter after she tried hitting her with a metal object, which left inflicting burns on Kaosarat’s body.
She was arrested after the Guidance and Counselling unit of the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Education Authority reported the situation to the police at the Akinpelu Division.
SP Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the incident and also disclosed that the mother of four would be charged after investigation, and he also urged parents to control their anger.
“The Commissioner of Police has condemned the act. It is surprising why someone would do such a thing to her biological daughter. The girl is in pain. It is quite unfortunate.”