The incident was reported by a neighbour which prompted an investigation from the police.
A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja has arraigned a woman, Mercy Segun, 42, for pouring pepper in her daughter's vagina causing her serious pain.
The accused who was arraigned on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, is now facing a three-count charge of criminal force, assault and causing hurt to a minor, the Daily Post News reports.
Her neighbour, Gift, reported the matter to the Karmo Police Station which led to an investigation and subsequent arrest, police prosecutor Florence Auhioboh told the court.
The listed offences which Segun pleaded not guilty to, contravenes against Sections 246, 265 and 238 and of the Penal Code.
She was able to secure bail granted by court judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, in the sum of N30,000 and a surety expected to pay like-sum.
The hearing was adjourned till Monday, September 25, 2017, for further deliberation.
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