6-Year-old Boy Battered by Stepfather for Buying Him Bread Instead of Cigarette | Photos
A poor boy has been reportedly beaten to stupor by his stepfather after he allegedly bought him bread instead of cigarette.
Basic Rights Counsel, A Not-For-profit organization that promotes and safeguards the rights of children in Nigeria, by providing Legal and Psycho-social support has rescued a 6-year old boy who was brutalised by his stepfather in Calabar for buying bread instead of cigarette he was sent to buy.
On Instagram BRC wrote;
‘This is Emmanuel A 6yrs old boy whose stepfather inflicted deep machete cut on his right forearm bone is receiving treatment. The child’s crime was that he bought bread instead of the cigarette he was sent to buy. We sent our rescue team, who took him to General Hospital, The child was later referred from General Hospital to Teaching hospital because the forearm bone is affected and infected.’