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Woman Pours Kerosene On 10-Year-Old Boy And Sets Him On Fire For Misplacing His Trousers

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A 10-year-old boy identified as Chimobi, has been taken into protective custody by the Lagos State Government after his brother’s wife, Gift Igwe, allegedly set him ablaze at their home on Adenugba Street, Agunfoye, Ikorodu after he misplaced his trousers and could not produce them when Gift demanded them from him.

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Policemen from the Igbogbo division were said to have arrested the suspect.

A source told Punch Metro that the child was brought to Lagos in 2016 by the brother to start living with his family. He said since then, Gift had been abusing Chimobi, adding that matter came to a head when she set him ablaze that Wednesday.

Chimobi the victim said his brother and his wife had refused to enrol him in a school since he started living with them.

“I misplaced my trousers and ‘mummy’ (sister-in-law) poured kerosene on me and used a matchstick to light fire. People came to help me. I have not been going to school since they brought me from the village,” he said.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Olarinde Famous-Cole, confirmed the incident.

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