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Woman burns her niece with hot iron for having sex with her landlord’s son

By Mason White 5:19 PM September 2, 2015
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By: Wayne Morin
A woman was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly burning her niece with a hot iron for having a sexual relationship with a boy, police in Nigeria said.

Lagos State police said that the 16-year-old girl sustained serious injuries after being burned by her aunt and 2 friends.

According to the police investigation, the aunt asked her friends, identified as Khadija and Iya Daniel, to hold her niece’s hands and legs while she placed the hot iron on the girl’s body.

A witness at the scene said that following the assault, the girl was kicked out of the house. The incident occurred after the aunt accused her niece of having a sexual relationship with her landlord’s son.

The girl told investigators that she had never slept with the boy. All three women were arrested on a charge of assault.