A nine-month-old baby locked up in a house by her parents has been reported burnt to death.
The girl’s mother was said to have gone to the market to earn a living by plaiting peoples’ hairs at Sapele yam garage while the father was also at work.
The incident which occurred at about 7.00pm on Wednesday,left The whole building to ruins as neighbours could not put out the fire while men of Sapele Fire Fighting Service arrived late.
It was reported that the grand-father of the infant who was alerted of the incident was later involved in salvaging other parts of the building without knowing that his grand child had been consumed by the fire.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
This is an act of carelessness from the mother's part.