In the past few weeks, domestic servants have been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. It started with a nanny in Uganda who was caught on video almost beating a toddler to death.
Housemaid, driver, kill employer
There is sacrilege currently going on in the land as domestic servants have now turned killers.
Then an housemaid in Magado GRA area of Lagos abducted two kids and after a frantic search and public outcry, the kids were found.
Another maid in Abuja, was reported to have strangled her mistress' three year old daughter to death because her madam stopped her from traveling to the village for the Christmas celebration.
Another of such wickedness has been visited on a prominent lawyer and insurance big shot, one Mrs Ola Adeola, the daughter of a former Chief Justice of Ogun State, Justice Ebenezer Craig, who was reportedly murdered by her housemaid and her driver.
The sordid incident happened at her residence at 108, Omisore Lane, Oniru Estate, where she was found with her throat slashed by her domestic staff.
According to the Nation Newspaper, the maid and driver who perpetrated the act disappeared with some valuables and cash belonging to the woman while her corpse has been deposited at the mortuary.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Kenneth Nwosu, confirmed the incident, said two persons had been arrested in connection with the matter.
"The report is true and I can confirm to you that we are fully on it. We have arrested two persons and they are in police custody as investigations kicks off full-swing on the orders of the Commissioner of Police.
In fact, following his order, the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba on Lagos Mainland.
The police are on their toes to arrest the two fleeing suspects in connection to the case and the commissioner has mandated us to get everyone involved arrested for prosecution."
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