The police has arrested a 25-year-old man identified as Godsgift Uweghwerhen, for allegedly flogging his three-year-old daughter to death in Aladja community, Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.
The toddler who has been sick for quite some time, was flogged by her father for entering a neighbour’s apartment.
Uweghwerhen reportedly fled the scene after noticing that his child was lifeless as a result of the beating she received.
He was apprehended by the vigilante team in Ubogo community, who then handed him over to operatives of the Nigeria Police in Ovwian/Aladja Division.
Public Relations Officer of Delta State Command, Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident.