A local Vigilantee group, Abuloma Security Network, has arrested a young lady, Gold George-Tete, for inflicting grievous injury on her thirteen year old step sister with hot pressing iron, for allegedly stealing one thousand naira from her mother in-laws’ purse.
In an interview with our correspondent, Chairman Abuloma Security Network, Comrade Lawrence Pina, narrated that the victim Obomate Daminabo Okorosa came to report the matter to them, that her elder sister burnt her lap with hot pressing iron, at their residence 16 Olumodel Elijah street, Abuloma, in Port Harcourt Local Government Area of the state.
Comrade Pina said the vigilante group were able to arrest the lady at her working place in collaboration with FIDA Rivers State and handed her over to the Police.
He urged FIDA to ensure the matter is properly treated so the little girl who is an orphan will get justice.
Narrating her ordeal to our correspondent, the victim Obomate Daminabo Okorosa, who is an orphan, but living with the step elder sister, said on Sunday 13 March, she was accused of stealing one thousand naira from her elder sister’s mother in-laws’ purse, which she denied knowledge of and her elder sister, Gold George-Tete threatened to burn her with hot pressing iron if she did not bring out the money.
According to her, on Monday night 14 March, at about 2am while sleeping her step elder sister inflicted the injury on her with hot pressing iron on her lap.
The victim narrated that on Thursday, 17 March she was taking to church for deliverance, as she was accused of being possessed to have stolen the one thousand naira, only to bring out the money later subconsciously, which she said the sister’s mother inlaw described as a spiritual case.
She said after the deliverance was conducted on her she felt like a spirit left her, and she began to feel pain all over her body that made her sister’s mother in-law take her to health center for treatment.
On her part, the step elder sister to the victim, Gold George-Tete, said she inflicted the injury on her younger sister to teach her a lesson that will make her to stop stealing.
She explained that this is not the first time the victim is stealing, adding that she had previously stolen one thousand naira from their pastors wife which she warned her against repeating such act.
George-Tete said further that her father inflicted her with a scare on her breast when she was younger as a result of stubbornness, and she wanted to replicate same act on the victim as a way of training her by giving her a scare she will live to remember.