Tempers flared in Ijeshatedo, Surulere, Lagos State, after a woman, Motunrayo Ayadi, reportedly broke the head of her 13-year-old maid, Deborah Matthew, for alleged theft.
Angry residents had surrounded the house of the sexagenarian and were about to set it ablaze when policemen from the Ijesha division, led by the Divisional Police Officer, rescued her.
The suspect was said to have been arrested and detained at the station, while Matthew was rushed to a general hospital for medical attention.
It was gathered that Ayadi and Matthew had been living together at the house for sometime before the woman discovered that her gold jewellery was missing on Saturday.
It was learnt that the suspect queried the teenager about the jewellery and she allegedly owned up, saying she kept the it...