Mfoniso Udodoikpom, an indigene of Akwa Ibom State, slashed the hand of her 13-year-old Esther, housemaid with a saw blade,for burning her pot of beans.

According to the source, Udodoikpom brought Esther from her village to Lagos few years ago, after the demise of the latter’s parents. Since then, she has been serving as a maid.

Neighbours confirmed that the alleged maltreatment of the teenager reached its peak Sunday, following her shout for help while being battered.

Godswill Bassey, a neighbour, Shortly after the incident, reported the incident to the nearest police station which led to the arrest of Udodoikpom and will soon be charged to court.