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Restaurant owner cuts off her 10-year-old maid’s finger because she stole a piece of meat

By Mason White 2:52 PM December 2, 2014
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By: Mahesh Sarin
A maid was hospitalized after her boss cut off her finger because she stole a piece of meat, police in Nigeria said.

Delta State Police said that the suspect, identified as Jennifer, punished her maid by cutting off her finger after accusing her of stealing the largest piece of meat from a pot of soup.

10-year-old Ndozi was rushed to a hospital, where doctors reattached her finger. Jennifer, a mother of four children and a restaurant owner, was taken into custody.

Upon questioning, she admitted to abusing her maid, adding that she became angry when Ndozi stole the largest piece of meat from her soup.

Police also said that they arrested two men for beating the suspect before police arrived. They were charged with assault.