Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a housewife, Rose Michael, for
allegedly cutting the hands and thigh of her stepdaughter, Blessing, with a razor blade.
Rose was said to have inflicted deep injuries on the 8-year-old after she (Blessing) had a
disagreement with her (Rose’s) daughter at their home on Onofowokan Street, Ita-Oluwa, in the Ogijo area of the state.
The stepmother reportedly called the victim’s father, James Michael, who was at work,
complaining that Blessing had injured her daughter.
She then threatened to avenge
her daughter by inflicting injuries on Blessing as well.
James, who alerted the police, said he had begged his wife to wait for him till he returned
home to sort out the issues.
According to him, he was shocked to see Blessing’s deep cuts as blood flowed from the