A lady identified as Fatmata Barrie has now been arrested by the Police in Sierra Leone for battering her niece 5-year-old , Mariama Musa.
Little Mariam was subjected to beating by her aunt for taking food from the pot to eat after being starved for a whole day.
According to an eyewitness, the incident happened at Murray Town Barracks in Freetown a few days ago.
“This 5-year-old girl was recently brought by this woman pictured below who is an aunt from the village to help her with domestic work at home.
The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) confirmed the development in a statement on Monday, September 11, 2023, saying that the child is currently undergoing medical treatment