Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a man identified as Badmus Folarin, for burning the buttocks of a 10-year- old boy, Sunday David
According to reports, the 24-year-old-man burnt him for allegedly licking from a tin of tea.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this on Sunday 12th of July in a statement.
Reports have it that Folarin allegedly used a hot knife to burn the buttocks of Sunday for taking from the tea, which belonged to his (Folarin’s) mother.
Oyeyemi said that the suspect resided on Elegushi Street, Owode-Yewa, Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun state.
The PPRO said Folarin has been arrested for the maltreatmentt meted on the boy.
He said, “The suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Owode Egbado division, Olabisi Elebutte, from a concerned neighbour.
“He reported through a telephone call that they could hear a sorrowful cry of a boy at No 12 Elegushi Street, Owode-Yewa, consequent upon which the DPO detailed the patrol team to the scene where the young boy was seen lying down helplessly with serious injuries all over his body.
“On enquiry, it was discovered that the suspect put a knife on fire and when the knife was red hot, he applied it to the buttocks of the boy, thereby inflicting second degree injuries on the innocent boy.
“During interrogation, the suspect alleged that the victim, who is living with the family, opened a tin of Milo tea belonging to the suspect’s mother and licked from it,” he added.