It was gathered that the unidentified father kept his children in chains, broke one of the children’s fingers with hammer and poured salt in their bleeding wounds.
In a viral video, the man is seen pouring pepper and salt on their wounds as they sat crying outside a shop.
Sharing the video, NHRC wrote:
“We received a report from Okigwe, Imo State of a man who chained his children, used hammer to hit them, poured pepper and salt on their wounds and made them sleep in shops.
“The perpetrator said he was doing it to punish the children for ‘what their mother did’”.
Watch the video below:
We received a report from Okigwe, Abia State on a man who chained his children,used hammer to hit them, poured pepper& salt on their wounds & made them sleep in shops.
The perpetrator said he was doing it to punish the children for “what their mother did”#NigerianLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/QgaUjJYZCQ
Meanwhile, KanyiDaily had reported how four children and a woman died inside sand mine while excavating sand for makeup in Kano state.
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