Mother dips five-year-old daughter’s hands in hot water for eating 18 out of 19 fishes meant to be sold




Furious mother dips the hands of her daughter in hot water for consuming 95% of the fish she acquired to sell for profit.


The single mother narrated that she had borrowed the sum of N10K to startup a fish business so as to raise funds for the school fees of her two kids.


According to a Twitter user working with the Rights organization, the condition of the young girl is fatal.


In a tweet, the narrator wrote;


“I personally took these pictures holding back tears..

Mother dips five-year-old daughter’s hands in hot water for stealing fish in Calabar Cross River State.


Her Mother, a food vendor prepared 19 pieces of fish for her business and went out; on getting back, she met only one


She then boiled hot water and dipped her hands.

Our organization Basic Rights Counsel Initiative has been taking care of the medical bills for weeks now.


See how lovely she is, even in pains, she wanted to play with my phone and she can’t stop swinging the hands🤦‍♀️


Her mother stated that the father of the child abandoned her two years ago and she still has an 8 year old daughter to take care of all by herself.


She shared how hard it was for her to feed/pay rent. She admitted that the child had not eaten and was hungry when she ate the fish


She stated that she was frustrated because she had borrowed 10,000 naira the previous week to pay back 15,000. She used the money to start up the fish business and also to pay their fees(She has 2 children) So when she went to the market to buy some foodstuff only to come back.”



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