Nigerian Twitter user (@ryann_agada) shared these photos and narrated how a man who married a second wife brutally disfigured his son’s face with a hot knife for stealing meat from the pot in Cross River State.
According to her, ‘his dad always beat him. The scar on his face was as a result of a knife the dad put in the fire and placed on his jaw because he stole meat from the pot’.
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I called him and asked what he was doing there. He said nothing.
I told him to leave that place and go home, he said he couldn’t. I asked why, and he told me his story…
That his dad is married to another woman, she maltreats him, she doesn’t give him food. That his dad
His dad always beat him. The scar on his face was as a result of a knife the dad put in the fire and placed on his jaw because he stole meat from the pot.
He said he was hungry so I gave him food, water and then told him to go home and apologise to his dad.
I went out and came back around 11pm to see this little child sleeping in front of one closed shop, Outside. It was drizzling and everywhere was cold. I woke him up and asked why he hasn’t gone home. In his words ” my father pursue me from house because my auntie break
Television come talk say na me”.
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I couldn’t leave him outside so I told him to sleep in my corridor. I gave him a wrapper to cover himself. I was even scared. So this morning I took him to one policeman