Child Abuse: 6-Year-Old Child Starved And Tortured By Foster Mother, Rescued In Anambra State- See Photos.

A 6-year-old child who was starved and tortured by her foster mother has been rescued in Anambra State by the Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Ndidi Mezue on Monday, November 30.

The child simply named Amanda was rescued from her abusive foster mother one Mrs Agatha Uba at Abagana, Njikoka LGA in the state.

Details of the incident was first posted by the Anambra State Broadcasting Station on their official Facebook page. It was gathered that the suspect  claimed that she wasn’t unable to conceive which was why she adopted Amanda and two other children. 

The Commissioner disclosed that the rescue mission was carried out after concerned residents im the area lodged complaints.

In her words;

“I have to deploy a team from the ministry to Abagana in other to rescue the remaining children. I assure you, we will make sure this matter is investigated to assertain the sources where the children were adopted from, for subsequent prosecution of the lady by the police.”

The news has since sparked reactions online as many Nigerians have rained curses on the suspect and have also thanked the commissioner.

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