A nine-year-old girl has been recognized as the perpetrator. as the culprit of the arson that reduced Ebeano supermarket in Abuja to ashes and black powder.

Ebeano supermarket in the Lokogoma area of Abuja was burnt to the ground on Saturday, July 17, 2021, with goods worth billions of Naira destroyed in the raging inferno.

In CCTV footage widely shared on social media afterward, an unidentified woman could be seen lighting up the fire that destroyed the entire shopping complex, before sprinting away from the scene.

That woman has been identified as a nine-year-old minor who joined her mum and sister to the shop.

“My mum took me to the shop. She wanted to buy xxx for my sister. We went to the market first before going to the shop. My mummy was with my sister at the drink session,” the little girl stutters during questioning by a team of investigators.

She still has on her the same clothes she wore to the shop on the day of the arson, as captured on CCTV.

It is unclear if the questioning was carried out on the same day.

face of the devil- the 9 year-old girl who set ablaze Ebeano Supermarket in Abuja

In a classic tale of the unexpected, a nine-year-old girl has been caught on CCTV as the person responsible for the burning of the multi-billion naira Ebeano Supermarket in Abuja.

The police have now arrested the minor, who walked to the inflammable section and lit the fire that destroyed the supermarket.

Lighters, gas cylinders were kept in the section, leading to the conflagration the fire fighters found difficult to extinguish on 17 July.

Fire at Ebeano Supermarket Lokogoma Abuja

In response to the police investigators, the girl said she came to the shop in company of her mum and sister.

“We went to the market first before going to the shop. My mummy was with my sister at the drink session,” she told investigators.

Curiously, She had on her the same clothes had on, on the day of the arson, as shown on CCTV.

Fire at Ebeano Supermarket Lokogoma Abuja

Watch the girl set the supermarket on fire, according to a video:

 

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