“Devil Pushed Me To Do It”, A Mother In Ilupeju Says After Pouring Boiling Water On Daughter

A woman residing in Lagos state, has blamed the devil for using her after she poured boiling water on her 13-year-old daughter’s body in the Ilupeju area of the state on Tuesday July 30th.


Identified as Mrs David, the woman accused her daughter, David Glory, of stealing N500. While interrogating her, the girl denied the allegation and was attempting to walk out on Mrs David when she lifted the boiling water from the cooker and poured on her daughter’s body.

Glory sustained serious burns on her back and buttocks. She was rushed to the Gbagada General Hospital where she is currently being treated.

Activist Harrison Gwamnishu in a chat with LIB, said Mrs David is currently being detained at the Ilupeju Police station and will be charged to court this morning August 2nd, for grievous harm on her daughter.

Harrison said that when the mother was interrogated, Mrs David blamed the devil for using her to harm her daughter.

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