A 12-year-old lady, Religion Nwanja, has informed officers of the Ebonyi State Ministry of Girls Affairs and Social Growth how she was subjected to inhuman therapy by her mistress, Mrs. Mrs. Nkechi Bartholomew.
The lady, who hails from Okoffia group in Ezza South Native Authorities Space, was tortured, mutilated and deserted by Bartholomew for being too cussed.
Bartholomew, a childless girl and seamstress adopted Nwanja and took her to Onitsha, Anambra State, when she was eight years outdated.
However Bartholomew allegedly disfigured the lady.
Nwanja has surprising scars and accidents throughout her physique, together with eyes. She additionally has bloodied mouth and has misplaced considered one of her arms to torture.
Narrating her ordeal, the lady stated her madam at all times tortures her with sticks, sizzling iron and different harmful weapons for being cussed.