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Police Arrest Step-Mother for Child cruelty, Human Rights Violations

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The Adamawa State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of 23 years old Rachel Geoffrey a resident of Federal Housing estate, Girei local government area who on the 14th May, 2024 intentionally inflicted severe physical injuries on her 7 and 3 years step Children.

SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje Police Public Relations Officer Adamawa Command, made the confirmation in a statement on Saturday.

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He explained that the Victims; Genesis Geoffrey 7years and Ijadai Geoffrey 3 years faced several calculated acts of cruelty and Human rights violations from their step mother after the separation of their Mother with their Father.

He said most worrisome is the recent incident in which she cooked Rice and kept it for her Husband who happened to be the father of the victims and then went out, the kids who were hungry took and ate their father’s food.

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“That angered her, she then tied their hands with handkerchief making them powerless and set fire to their hands resulting in the severe injuries they sustained.

The Commissioner of Police CP Dankombo Morris, expressed worries as he advised members of the public particularly Parents to live up to expectation in providing necessaries to their wards and assured deligent prosecution of the suspect.


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