A woman, Ms Onwanna Nnenna, from Nando, Anambra State, allegedly pushed her 14-year-old maid, Ijeoma Nwafor, from a four-storey building.
The incident happened late Saturday in Otu Street, Awada, Onitsha.
PUNCH Metro found that the victim survived serious injuries and was rushed to hospital for treatment.
A source in the community said the woman enjoyed beating the girl, adding that she landed on a fence when she fell after the push.
State Police spokesman Tochukwu Ikenga confirmed the incident.
He said: “The Anambra State Police Command in July 2022 arrested a 29-year-old Ms Onwanna Nnenna from Nando, Anambra East in an attempted murder case that occurred in Otu Street, Awada Onitsha.
“Preliminary investigation shows that the victim, Miss Ijeoma Nwafor, 14, from Achalla, was pushed down a four-storey building by the suspect while beating her. Further details reveal that the victim is a housekeeper of the suspect.
“Ms Nnenna is currently in police custody and the victim is being treated in hospital.”
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