A CCTV footage which captured the moment a nine-year-old girl appeared to be igniting the fire that engulfed Prince Ebeano supermarket in Lokogoma area of Abuja, has surfaced online.
Recall that a huge fire razed the supermarket on Saturday night till the early hours of Sunday morning, with firefighters battling to keep it under control.
The footage, which has the date stamp of July 17, showed the girl waddling into the gas section of the supermarket at about 7 pm.
She kept scanning around furtively to be sure nobody was watching, then picked up a lighter and strike it.
She waited for the fire to catch on before she disappeared back where she came from.
The blob of fire she left behind exploded leading to an inferno that engulfed the supermarket.
Watch the video:
TRENDING VIDEO: CCTV footage shows moment lady set Abuja Ebeano supermarket on fire pic.twitter.com/RMsJFys9xZ
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She was later identified and interrogated by the management of the store.
Watch the interrogation VIDEO