Man arrested for breaking kids’ bones with hammer in Imo state
Police in Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State have arrested a man who broke his two children’s bones and tortured them for their ‘mother’s sins.’
The man reportedly kept his children in chains, broke one of the children’s fingers with a hammer and poured salt in their bleeding wounds.
The incident which was first posted by the National Human Right Commission (NHRC) on its Twitter handle, showed the man in a video, pouring pepper and salt on the children’s wounds as they sat crying outside a shop.
“The perpetrator said he was doing it to punish the children for ‘what their mother did’”, the NHRC tweeted.
Police spokesman Orlando Okwukwu confirmed the incident, saying that the man has been arrested