The Nation (Nigeria)

Woman arrested for torturing five-year-old

- By Adebisi Onanuga

POLICE yesterday arrested a 43-year-old woman, Sharon Williams, in Ijede, Lagos, for allegedly torturing and abusing a five-year-old boy.

Sharon, an aunt to the boy, was oicked up following a complaint by one Kayode Akinborode of the Child Protection Network (CPN).

Akinborode told The Nation that they got a report from the Lagos State Ministry of Youths through the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviatio­n that the boy was locked up for over six months by the woman.

Akinborode said several attempts to gain access into the house of the perpetrato­r failed.

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