Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Parents Held for Burning of Child's Hands "The Bauchi State police command has arrested the parents of a 13 year-old girl, Sakina, in Dass local government area of the state for allegedly burning their daughter's hands after suspecting her of stealing N15 from a neighbor's house where she went to hawk some items.

The Dass Divisional Police Officer, Mr. Francis Useni, told newsmen at the force headquarters in Bauchi that both the father of the victim, Malam Dan'asabe Maibulawus and her mother, Zaitu, were arrested after the police were informed of the incident.