Police in Kogi State have arrested a woman, for maltreating a minor under her care.
In photos shared online, the girl is seen standing almost naked, her body covered in a white substance to ease the pain.
The young girl is in pain after her aunt/guardian poured hot water on her body, leaving her with burns.
The assault happened yesterday and the aunt involved was on the run.
Sharing the photos, a Twitter user wrote: “This girl was poured Hot water by her aunt/guardian this morning in lokoja Kogi state. Very disheartening. Wen she hard the police were coming she ran away “
Seven hours later, the twitter user tweeted again, saying: “Thank you guys!
The woman has been apprehended, shes in police detention right. Those who live around said she’s use to such abuse on the young girl.”