The Ogun State Police Command has apprehended a man named as Idowu Sikiru for burning his 5-year-old son’s buttock, mouth and fingers for allegedly stealing cooked fish.

Sikiru committed the act at Itowo in Oke Sopen area of Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State and he was arrested after a member of the public alerted the police.

Ogun State’s Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect forcefully seated his son Segun on a hot aluminum plate after alleging him of stealing cooked fish.

Man arrested for burning son, 5, on hot pan for stealing fish (graphic photo)

The boy has been taken to the hospital for medication, while his father has been transferred to the anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department. Sikiru will be be charged after the conclusion of the investigation.

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