A 6-year-old boy identified as Emmanuel, suspected of being a victim of child abuse and mistreatment, was hospitalised in Ondo State.
The young boy landed in the intensive care unit of Akure State Hospital a few days ago, with his abdomen punctured and his intestine cut off.
However, according to his guardians, Monday and Angela, a couple in the Ibukunoluwa area in Oke-Ijebu, Akure in Ondo state; They claimed that the child was the victim of a terrible domestic accident, but the news from Mercy-Babs found that the child suffered life or death injuries as a result of abuse and mistreatment.
In addition, there were clear indications that Emmanuel was severely beaten when marks full of blood overwhelmed his body.
“He terribly fell down from somewhere and his belly got torn”, the couple claimed.
Confirming the incident, officials from the children affairs department of the Ondo State Ministry of Women Affairs said the matter had been referred to the police for investigation.