An 8-year-old identified as Rukaya, was, yesterday, brutalized with a razor blade by her mother for allegedly stealing meat from the pot of soup.


The incident happened around 7pm in Ajangbadi, Lagos. But for the quick intervention of neighbors who rushed Rukaya to a nearby hospital, she might have bled to death.


However, when the mom was summoned to the clinic to the see extent of her attack on the girl, the breastfeeding mother-of-4 started wailing and rolling on the floor.


She claimed she didn’t know she went that far. Lagos State welfare officers were later notified of the incident and the culprit was subsequently whisked away. [Swipe to see graphic images]

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