Despite the aggressive campaign against child abuse in Ekiti state, some people still find pleasure in the evil act.
Nemesis caught up with a middle aged woman Dayo Korede on Monday as she was arrested by the police for allegedly maltreating her step-son with hot iron and other dangerous items.
The woman age 33, is married to the father of the young boy who is currently out of the country for a better life.
Roundoffnews gathered that the arrest of the woman was made on the order of the chairperson of the Federation of Women Lawyer FIDA Ekiti State chapter Mrs Seyi Ojo.
Speaking with Roundoffnews, Mrs Ojo said the case was reported to her by authorities of the school which the boy attends in Ado Ekiti.
She explained that the school had been taken pictures of the wounds inflicted on the boy by the woman on daily basis.
Mrs Ojo confirmed that the woman had been taken to the Okesa police station and she would be charged to court to serve as lessons to others.
In an interview, the suspect, Dayo Korede who is yet to bear a child confessed to the act but said she was only trying to train the boy.
Also the young boy while speaking with Roundoffnews lamented that he had gone through hell from the woman.
Noticeable are scars of injuries on several part of the boy’s body.