Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman who was seen in a viral video on social media beating a young boy and pushing him into a dog house . Her name is Onyinye Mbadike. She and the boy are first cousins.
A member of the Police Domestic Violence Response Team, Dolapo Badmos who confirmed this, said the lady in question had been arrested and would be charged to court for prosecution, while the affected boy who is an orphan has been kept in a shelter with Lagos State Government.
Confirming this in a post on social media , she said: “Last week we got a report of a lady that beat a young lad and threw him into dungeon of dogs! As I got the information through funkejenifaakindele and @do2dtun was helpful, the domestic violence response police team of Lagos State command was activated!
“The team went into action and the lady was consequently arrested
“The suspect is in custody and will be charged to court….The boy (an orphan) has been rescued and kept in a shelter with Lagos state government!
“I appreciate everyone that cooperated with the police in getting to the root of the matter,” the senior police officer concluded.