In Ogun State a housewife Fatimoh Olanrewaju has been arrested by the police for maltreating her step daughter.
She was accused of brutally assaulting five-year-old Iyanu Oluwa breaking her arms and legs within a period of four weeks.
The suspect was arrested based on a tip off from neighbours.
Meanwhile, Lagos state commissioner of police fatai owoseni has reinstated the command's commitment to fighting all forms of crimes in the state.
He said this while parading some suspects who specialized in stealing communications cable in Ikeja.
The commissioner advised parents to always ensure that proper check is carried out on any individual they intend to give their children and wards.