Doctor arrested for pouring hot water on her 16-year-old maid


A female doctor, Mrs. Jane – Glad Ugba, working with the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki (FETHA) in Ebonyi State has been arrested by the State Police Command for pouring a pot of hot water on her 16 year old maid, Nwanga Chidiebere, New Telegraph reports.

Chidiebere who is currently receiving treatment at the Federal Teaching Hospital was rushed to the hospital by a female member of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) who found him in a church after he was chased out by his madam.

The JSS 3 student of Presco Secondary School, while narrating his side of the story said his madam had gotten home that fateful day accusing him of leaving the front door ajar, whereas it was her eldest son who committed the act.


During the confrontation, Jane emptied a pot of yam which was on fire on Chidierbere’s back and chased him out of the house.

Confirming the incident, the State Police PRO, ASP George Onuorah said the suspect has been arrested while investigation is still ongoing.



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