hairdresser, Kudirat Oyediran, for allegedly inflicting injuries on her
stepdaughter, Rachael Oyediran.
reportedly told the police that she beat Rachael for being “obstinate”,
adding that she only used brooms to beat her.
have been taking good care of her. But she is very stubborn. If I give
an instruction, she won’t follow it. She is bed-wetting and I have
cautioned her several times. She is also fond of stealing pieces of meat
from the pot of stew. I only beat her with brooms; I don’t use any
object on her. I promise not to beat her again.”
that the victim had been handed over to her father, Dele, who was made
to sign an undertaking that the girl would be properly taken care of
Samaritan reported at the station that one Kudirat Oyediran of Okeore
was in the habit of constantly assaulting her stepdaughter, Rachael. As a
result, she sustained serious bruises on her back. The mother of the
victim died three months after her birth. Her father married the suspect
so she could take care of her. The woman has a six-month-old baby.
a motherless home, but her father and some community elders pleaded
that she should not be taken there. The father wrote an undertaking to
ensure her proper upkeep before she was released to him.”
Officer, DSP Muyiwa Adejobi, in a text message, confirmed the woman’s
arrest, adding that the case would be charged to court.