A couple in Imo state have been arrested by the state police command for torturing and inflicting severe injuries on their son over bean cake worth of N100.
The arrest of the couple Goodluck Ogbuji, 28, his wife Benita Ogbuji, 26, was sequel to a social media post which showed pictures of the severe injuries inflicted on Wisdom.
It was gathered that the boy was severely beaten by Benita.
Some of the residents disclosed that Wisdom has stopped from attending school since 2019, they also said that Benita always beats the eight year old boy at the slightest provocation.
However, Mrs Benita who disclosed that the eight year old Wisdom was her first child which she had out of wedlock in Lagos denied having inflicted him with such injuries.
She told the Police : “Wisdom is my first child which I had out of wedlock when I was in Lagos for ex- Lover but I did not inflict on him these injuries . He sustained the injuries when he felled down while running but I did not do that to him” . She insisted.
Meanwhile, the Ohaji Egbema local Government chairman Hon. Marcel who came to Orji police station where the couple were been detained promised to take over the welfare of Wisdom.