Mama Vera has been arrested by the Rivers State Police Command for bathing her grandchildren with pepper and chaining them naked for drinking garri without her permission.
The children whose identity has been withheld are said to be aged 7 and 8 years old.
Mama Vera is said to have also stopped the children from going to school.
The children were heard crying for help by their neighbours at Mgbuoba in Obio/ Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. They broke into the apartment and rescued the children, and then proceeded to report the matter to the police which led to the arrest of the children’s grandmother.