The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a woman for inflicting life-threatening injuries on her 13-year-old daughter, Ebimi Tokoye, with a razor blade over alleged theft of N1,500.
The 35-year-old woman identified as Priye Rich-man, was arrested by operatives of the Ekeki Division on Sunday, April 18.
It was gathrred that the suspect tied her daughter with ropes and slashed every part of her body with razor blade.
The doctors who treated the girl at the police hospital, said the child was brought in by the members of the Girl Child advocacy groups, with multiple lacerations and over 15 stitches were carried out on the injuries including damage to the tendon on her feet.
According to one of the doctors, Ebimi Tokoye also sustained deep cuts to her buttocks and shoulder.
Narrating her ordeal, the victim, an indigene of Okpokunu near Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State, said her mother also rubbed pepper and kerosene on the wounds.