A pregnant woman identified as Mr Monica Momodu has been arrested by the police for allegedly assaulting her house-help with pressing iron.
The victim, Sandra Egbadon a 13 year old girl who is presently in J.S.S 2 has been living with the woman for the past five years.
According to the story, the teenager was ironing the Momodu’s children’s clothes on Sunday when she started dozing off.
Her guardian seeing that she was sleeping while iron, reportedly took the iron and slammed it on her hand and thigh.
The victim who is from Edo State admitted that she dozing off, she revealed that she had washed her madam’s children’s clothes and had fanned the woman when there was power outage.
She was already tired when they brought the Light but her madam instructed to iron children’s clothes.
It was her teachers who noticed the wounds on her body and reported the matter to the police whic led to the arrest of the woman,
According to Punch, the young girl narrated her story saying she wanted to go home
she said “On Sunday, she said it was stuffy and told me to fan her. When the electricity was restored, she told me to iron her children’s clothes. I was sleepy while ironing the clothes. She said I wanted to burn the clothes, collected the iron and placed it on my hand and thigh.