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Businesswoman arraigned for allegedly beating 8-yr-old maid to death

The Prosecutor said the accused beat Edogwu, who she brought from her village to work as a domestic help with a leather belt until she gave up the ghost.

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She was, however, released on bail in the sum of N500,000 with two responsible sureties in like sum.

The accused, 31, is facing a charge of beating her maid to death.

She, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge brought against her.

But the Prosecutor, Insp. Julius Babatope told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 20 at about 6.00 p.m. at No. 1, Aregbe St., Ago Okota in Isolo area of Lagos.

He said the accused beat Edogwu, who she brought from her village to work as a domestic help with a leather belt until she gave up the ghost.

The offence contravened Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015. (Revised)

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs M.O. Olajuwon, directed that the case file should be duplicated and a copy sent to the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.

The case has been adjourned until June 26.

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