With just two packets of cabin biscuit, thirteen-year-old Nkechi Oseh, was locked indoors by her Madam, Betty Ifeoma, a staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
Ifeoma, who works in the Lagos State Office of the NNPC, locked in the maid at her residence, 30 Adeniran Ajao Estate, Anthony, Lagos, while traveling out of the country and left her with only two packets of cabin biscuit.
Oseh has been rescued by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal.
Oseh, an orphan, on who scars were spotted as a result of attacks, said whenever her boss travels and locks her in, she resorts to drinking water from the toilet when thirsty.
According to her, she has been locked up four different times since her uncle brought her from Igboju in Delta State to work for Ifeoma.
Pale and malnourished Nkechi said: “I have been locked up for two weeks, one week, three weeks when she traveled to London and since she traveled on Saturday, I have been crying before God helped me today.”
Oseh, who is currently under the care of the child protection unit of the Ministry of Youth and Social Development in Lagos State, had empty packet of biscuits and a container of food, which was passed through the burglary proof for her to eat.
Imohimi Edgal, has vowed to get to the bottom of the matter.
Mainwhile, According to a statement by the Lagos State Police Command, the lady has reported herself at the Command Headquarters in Ikeja on Friday at about 7:15pm.
The Eagle Online recalls that Oseh was rescued by a team led by the Acting Commissioner in charge of the Lagos State Police Command, Edgar Imohimi, on November 22, 2017.
The statement by the Command on Friday said Ifeoma, who works in the Lagos Office of the NNPC, was still undergoing interrogation at the Human Rights Section of Lagos State Police Command as at press time.
It is expected that she will be charged to court on Monday.
The statement added: “The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, wishes to use this medium to warn parents to be mindful of whom they entrust their children to in order to avoid abuse of this nature.”