Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Mr. Idowu Sikiru, who forced his five-year-old son, Segun to sit on a hot pan for stealing fish.
The Police spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said that Sikiru did not just forced his son to sit on the hot pan, he also used the hot pan to burn Segun’s fingers and mouth.
It was gathered that, the Police was alerted by neighbours in Oke Soppen area of Ijebu Igbo who reported that Idowu Sikiru was about to kill his son.
The boy has been hospitalized. But the commissioner of police in Ogun, CP Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered that Idowu should be transferred to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.