The Lagos state police have apprehended a couple for brutalizing two children belonging to the woman in the relationship.
The woman identified as Busola Oyediran and her partner, Akebiara Emmanuel, were arrested on Friday, January 13, for reportedly inflicting serious wounds on the 5 and 2 year olds.
They were reported to the police by their neighbours who lamented the incessant physical abuse of the minors by their biological mother and her partner.
The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Benjamin, said the couple is currently in detention and will be arraigned in court by Monday, January 16. He said the father of the children has been alerted.
The mother gave her statement saying the children, who have been taken to the hospital from their Egbeda/Idimu home, had fallen from a bike.
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