The Adamawa Police Command has arrested a young stepmother for doing the unthinkable to the innocent children in her care.

Judging by recent happenings of terrorization, molestation, assault, and many more, you can’t help but wonder if our humanity went on a trip.



When the ones who are supposed to take care of us are the ones inflicting us with pain and injury, who then do we run to?

The Adamawa Police Command has arrested a 23-year-old stepmother, Rachel Geoffrey, for allegedly inflicting severe burns on her 7-year-old and 3-year-old stepchildren.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the state, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, revealed this in a statement on on Saturday.


According to the statement, the stepmother intentionally set fire to the children’s hands as punishment for eating food she had saved for their father.

“On May 15, 2024, the Command arrested 23-year-old Rachel Geoffrey, a resident of the Federal Housing Estate, Girei local government area, who, on May 14, 2024, intentionally inflicted severe physical injuries on her 7 and 3-year-old stepchildren.

“The victims, Genesis Geoffrey, 7 years old, and Ijadai Geoffrey, 3 years old, faced several calculated acts of cruelty and human rights violations from their stepmother after the separation of their mother from their father.

“Most worrisome is the recent incident in which she cooked rice and kept it for her husband, who happened to be the father of the victims, and then went out. The hungry kids took and ate their father’s food.


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“That angered her; she then tied their hands with a handkerchief, making them powerless, and set fire to their hands, resulting in the severe injuries they sustained.”


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