By; DEKERA NICHOLAS, Kaduna
A 45-year old mother, Mrs. Alice Clement of Abuja Phase one in Jalingo Local Government Area of Taraba State has confessed to roasting two hands of her five-year old son, Amos Clement on fire for stealing her one thousand Naira.
Mrs. Clement while fielding questions from journalists on the ugly act awfully said, she did the act out of anger at the late hours of Thursday in her residence.
Alice who find it difficult to explain, also said that the child took her one thousand Naira and letter returned nine hundred Naira.
Speaking on whether there was food or not, Mrs. Alice Clement denied not having food stuff in the house, saying she doesn’t know what came into her that led to what she did to the little boy.
Also speaking on the ugly act, an elder sister to Mrs. Clement who spoke on condition of anonymity, condemned the act in totality, saying if someone did such to her (Alice) how would she feel.
She warned her younger sister to desist from such anger which may lead her to problem.
According to our correspondent, the five year old boy, Amos Clement sustained a serious injury on his two hands.
As at the time of filling this report, Mrs. Alice has since been arrested and taken to Jalingo Area Command by the police for further investigation.