Nigeria Woman burns her stepdaughter’s face with hot knife in Abuja
The victim is identified as Husnah Habib, a class 4 student of Islamic school, Sheikh Abubakar Gummi Academy located in Asokoro, Abuja.
The young girl went to school on Tuesday morning, December 8, with burn wounds on her face and hand.
Narrating her ordeal in an interview with Northern Hibiscus, Husnah said that the stepmother put a kitchen knife on fire and when it became hot, she placed it on her face. She said the woman also got hold of her hand and placed it directly on the fire.
The young girl said she is scared of telling her father about her ordeal in the hands of his wife because it will earn her more punishment from the woman.