A woman believed to be pregnant has reportedly poured hot water on the feet and buttocks of her five-year-old stepdaughter for bedwetting.
Rebecca Awanu has since been arrested and detained at the Amasaman Police Station in the Greater Accra Region.
Narrating the incident, the headmaster of Odumprala MA Basic School, Emmanuel Atisey, revealed that the victim, who attends that school, had not been to school for three weeks and was reported to have been suffering from malaria.
He said the girl reported to school last Wednesday with Gentian violet smeared on her feet which had serious burns.
Police report also revealed that the vagina of the girl had been damaged and infected per the medical exam from the Amasaman Hospital.
The horrific act was confirmed by the Divisional Crime Officer, DSP Michael Happy Addae.
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