A 43-year-old unemployed woman, Nyam Elizabeth, on Wednesday, appeared at a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja for alleged cruelty on an 11-year-old girl, Emmanuel Grace.

Elizabeth’s neighbour, Emmanuel Ikogwu, reported the matter at the Life Camp Police Station, Abuja, on October 29.

He reported that on the fateful date, the Elizabeth beat Grace, her ward, and bit her on the right shoulder following an argument.

The prosecutor, Ijeoma Ukagha, told the court that during police investigation, the defendant allegedly confessed to the crime.

But when confronted with the reality of her crime and its consequences, Elizabeth, who resides at Team B area, Kado, Abuja, denied committing the offence.

The judge, Inuwa Maiwada, adjourned the case until November 11 for ruling on the bail application.

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