An unnamed woman has been arrested by the Jigawa State police command for reportedly scalding her stepson with hot water after a fight with his mother.
It was gathered that the accident occured in Gantsa area of the State.
Online sources claim that the suspect was battered by the victim’s mother and in retaliation, she targeted the woman’s less than one-year-old son.
An eyewitness identified as Rilwanu Labashu said that after the attack, the baby was immediately rushed to a hospital in the area.
Labashu also claimed that the suspect had been detained by the police.