Teacher arrested for beating 2yrs old till she fractured his leg


The owner of a Creche, Oluwasanmi Oluwakemi, appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court today for allegedly beating up a two-year-old child and causing him bone fracture on his leg.

Oluwakemi, who resides at Imole Street, Mile 12 area of Lagos, is facing a two-count charge, bordering on assault.

The Police prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, told the court that the offence was committed on Decembber 1 at Mum Isaiah Day care and creche at Mile 12, Lagos.

Insp. Ogu told the court that the Creche owner beat up one of her pupil at the creche and caused him to have broken leg.

He said, “It was when the victim’s mother, Mrs Concalves came to pick her son that she discovered that he could not walk again.

“The victim’s mother also saw scars on her son’s back which connoted that he was beaten.”

The little boy was taken to a hospital and the X-ray revealed that he has a bone fracture.

The offences contravened sections 171 and 276 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The accused pleaded not guilty, and Chief Magistrate Taiwo Akanni granted bail to the accused in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.

The case was adjourned till February 22 for trial.

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