One man identified as Mr. Sikiru Idowu has been arrested by police in State for allegedly maltreating his five-year-old son, Segun Sikiru, Daily Post reports.
According to the Ogun state police spokesman, The suspect is a Resident of Itowo in Oke Sopen area of Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State.
The suspect was accused of inflicting grievous harm on the body of his son over an allegation that the small boy stole a fish.
He also put an aluminum plate on fire and when the plate was red-hot, he forcefully sat the boy on it, thereby burning his buttocks and used the same plate to burn the victim’s fingers and part of his mouth.
The injured boy was said to have taken to hospital for treatment.