A 30-year-old pregnant woman, Eucheria Ndigwe, is currently in the custody of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stabbing her teenage maid, Chinaze Aneme, in Lagos for failing to wash her bag.
Policemen arrested the suspect following a video on the plight of the maid recorded by one of her neighbours which went viral over the weekend.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest in a message he posted on his Twitter handle, @BenHundeyin, on Sunday.
Hundeyin disclosed that because of her condition, the suspect had been moved to the command’s gender unit where she would get adequate medical attention while the investigation continues.
He said the victim was also receiving medical attention at the police hospital.
He wrote, “The suspect, Eucheria Ndigwe, aged 30 was arrested yesterday. Due to the fact that she is heavily pregnant, she has been moved to our recently-upgraded gender unit, where in conjunction with @Lagosdsva, she will get adequate medical attention while the investigation progresses.
“The survivor is currently getting adequate medical care @medical_police facility, Ikeja.