9-year-old girl who burnt Abuja supermarket blames movie

OrijoReporter.com, Joanne Ogar

A nine year girl, Joanne Ogar, has been arrested for the fire that engulfed the massive Prince Ebeano supermarket in Abuja on July 18, 2020.

Miss Ogar was caught on camera torching a section in the supermarket where there were small cylinders.

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Consequently, the building went up in flame with the video of the moment the young girl sneaked to perpetrate the unholy act going viral – thanks to CCTV installed in the supermarket.

The Supermarket in flame

The suspect, who hails from Cross Rivers State was at the supermarket with her mother.

Upon her arrest after she was found to have caused the fire that engulfed the building, under questioning told the police that she was simply practicing what she saw in a movie.

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