The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a fashion designer, Bisi Olukayode, for allegedly torturing her maid, Anjuah Sunday, aka Titi, at her residence in the Lekki area of the state.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Sunday had been living with the suspect at her residence in Lekki Gardens Estate Phase 3, for two years. The Togolese, who arrived in Lagos with her grandmother, was allegedly renamed Titi and handed over to the Olukayodes by an agent.
It was alleged that Bisi tortured the 14-year-old with sticks, wire and canes, during which the victim sustained injuries in different parts of her body. Bisi allegedly usually locked up Sunday in a toilet anytime she (Bisi) was going out.
Some residents, whom the victim reportedly begged for food through the window of the toilet, alerted officials of the Office of the Public Defender.
A social worker at the OPD told our correspondent that the agency visited the estate on Tuesday with a view to rescuing the victim. She said the officials first reported at the Adeniji Adele Police Station and got police back up for the operation. Read more