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Mother to face prosecution for alleged assault on 12-year old son

Mother to face prosecution for alleged assault on 12-year old son

The mother who assaulted his 12-year old son will be prosecuted in court Monday, the Director, Lagos State Directorate of Citizens’ Rights (DCR), Mrs Biola Oseni has said.

Mrs Oseni said that the state government, through her directorate, has already rescued the 12-year-old boy (names withheld) from their Agege residence.

The incident happened on Sunday at their residence, number 64 Moricass Road, Agege.

The incident had gone viral on Facebook, thereby necessitating the intervention by the Lagos State Directorate of Citizens Right (DCR).

The boy was seen on Facebook, covered with blood all over his body.

According to Director DCR, officials of the ministry during a visit to the home gathered that he was assaulted by his mother.

“The rescue team did not meet the mother but was later sighted at a different location and was apprehended by government officials who took her to police custody for questioning,” she added.

The Director informed that the matter was presented at the police station, the woman’s husband was mandated to produce the boy while the woman was at the police station.

Mrs Oseni said the woman may be charged to court today, March 3.

Meanwhile, the boy has been taken to the Ministry of Youth and Social Development for placement in one of government’s facility and necessary action.
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