The Lagos State Police Command said it had rescued a 10-year-old girl allegedly abused by her caregiver.
The spokesman of the Command, Bala Elkana, made this known in a statement on Sunday.
Elkana said: “A case of child abuse was reported online by a mandatory reporter through instablog9ja.
“Detectives from Gender Unit, in collaboration with the Office of the Public Defender and social workers from Ministry of Youth and Social Development, rescued the victim on Omotoso Street, Igando.
“The alleged abuser was arrested.”
Elkana said that the victim had been taken to a hospital for treatment and kept in a safe home provided by the Lagos State Government.
He added: “The suspect, who is a caregiver to the victim, is said to have allegedly pushed the victim, who sustained injuries on her face.
“The suspect is seen in the viral video hitting the survivor on the floor.
“The suspect will be charged to court.
“The command will continue to protect the rights of the vulnerable members of the society, especially children.”