There are bosses and then there are psychopaths. A bottle of 7up is just N100, and in no world would that be enough reason to burn 12-year-old.
A Nigerian woman named Sarah Eteigbe has been arrested by members of the Nigerian Police as the only suspect for burning 12-year old houseboy, Friday Obiwith a hot iron for taking the soft drink, 7up from her fridge in Bariga. Eteigbe had brought Obi from Imo State in 2014 to be her houseboy in her one-room apartment at 17 Mutairu Street, Pedro, Bariga, Lagos. Since then, she has been abusing him and it reportedly led to Obi’s teachers and Eteigbe’s landlord to ask questions about proper care for the 12-year old Obi because she always inflicts injuries on him. On October 26, 2018, Obi’s teachers noticed bloodstains on his shirt and asked him questions. He confessed that his madam had burned him with a hot pressing iron because he was hungry he drank a bottle of 7up soft drink without her permission. Sarah has since been remanded at the Ikoyi Female Prison after being charged to court. She was granted N200,000 bail, but is yet to meet her bail conditions. The matter was adjourned till December 3.
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