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11-Year Old maid kills 5 -year old placed in her care

A 5-year old has been killed by the 11-year old maid 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, teh day the child was killed, a source told LIB 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.

Ojuigo then faced the younger son, who was also in the house and started to beat him but the child who is about 2 or 3, reportedly ran to a neighbour’s. The little oy held on tight to the neighbour refusing to let go until the neighbour went to the child’s house and found the corpse of his older brother.

The neighbour reportedly began beating the maid who showed no remorse before calling the children’s mum.

The maid is also reportedly still in police custody.