A house-help was allegedly assaulted by a pregnant woman identified as Mr Monica Momodu with pressing Iron. From the story, the 13-year-old girl was pressing the Momodu’s children’s clothes on Sunday when she started dozing off, Her guardian seeing that she was sleeping while iron, reportedly took the iron and slammed it on her hand and thigh.
The victim, Sandra Egbadon who is presently in J.S.S 2 has been living with the woman for the past five years. She was already tired when they brought the Light but her madam instructed to iron children’s clothes.
According to Punch, the young girl narrated her story saying she wanted to go home. She said “On Sunday, she said it was stuffy and told me to fan her. When the electricity was restored, she told me to iron her children’s clothes. I was sleepy while ironing the clothes. She said I wanted to burn the clothes, collected the iron and placed it on my hand and thigh.
But Momodu said the housemaid injured herself with the iron out of fear when she chided her for dosing. She added that she had wanted to take her back home but her father refused.
She said, “She was sleeping and I asked her how she could be sleeping while ironing. It was that shock that led to all this. I did not know she informed her teacher. The iron fell on her. I did not do it. I did not tell her to fan me.”
The victim who is from Edo State admitted that she dozing off, she revealed that she had washed her madam’s children’s clothes and had fanned the woman when there was power outage
It was her teachers who noticed the wounds on her body and reported the matter to the police whic led to the arrest of the woman,
“Her husband is not aware of the way she treats me. He lives in Abuja and comes home once in a while. Whenever we travel home, she is kind to me in the presence of my father. I want to go back home.”