Males of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 24-year-old man, Badmus Folarin, for burning the buttocks of a 10-year- outdated boy, Sunday David, for allegedly licking from a tin of tea.
Folarin allegedly used a scorching knife to burn the buttocks of the sufferer for taking from the tea, which belonged to his (Folarin’s) mom.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this on Sunday in an announcement.
The PPRO mentioned Folarin was arrested for maltreating the boy, who lived along with his household.
He mentioned, “The suspect was arrested following a misery name acquired by the DPO Owode Egbado division, Olabisi Elebutte, from a involved neighbour.
“He reported by means of a phone name that they may hear a sorrowful cry of a boy at No 12 Elegushi Road, Owode-Yewa, consequent upon which the DPO detailed the patrol crew to the scene the place the younger boy was seen mendacity down helplessly with severe accidents throughout his physique.
“On enquiry, it was found that the suspect put a knife on hearth and when the knife was pink scorching, he utilized it to the buttocks of the boy, thereby inflicting second diploma accidents on the harmless boy.
“Throughout interrogation, the suspect alleged that the sufferer, who resides with the household, opened a tin of Milo tea belonging to the suspect’s mom and licked from it.”
Oyeyemi defined that the sufferer was rushed to a non-public hospital by the police, whereas the suspect was arrested and detained.
He mentioned the state Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, had ordered the quick switch of the suspect to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Baby Labour Unit of the State Legal Investigation and Intelligence Division for additional investigation and attainable prosecution.