By Adam Muhammad, Gusau
Zamfara state government through the state ministry of women, children and social development to take a lady who reportedly accused of aggravating assault to her step daughter in Tsafe, by melting nylon on her body to court of law for prosecution.
This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Women, Children and Social Development, Dr Nafisa Muhammad when she visited the victim Tuesday.
“We received a report that one Aisha Mustapha of Tsafe town has brutally assaulted her 12 year old step daughter by melting nylon on her body and forcing her to drink her urine” the Commissioner further disclosed.
“The government of Zamfara state will not accept this kind of abuse, and soon, the accused woman will be taken to court to face charges” Dr. Nafisa assured.
She further stated that the state government, in collaboration with some non governmental organisations in the state will remain committed to follow the case to ensure that the accused woman is punished if found guilty”.
Earlier speaking, the mother of the victim, Malama Maryam Muhammad has appealed to the state government and non governmental organisations operating in the state to leave no stone unturned in discovering all the atrocities allegedly committed by the accused person.
She thanked the Commissioner and some officials of non governmental organisations who have shown concern on what happened to her daughter.