Police has waded into a case of a house boy who was battered with twisted cable wire by his uncle, Nnamdi Ibe, in Imo State.
The incident reportedly happened in Umuelibe Okworji at Awo-mmama Imo State.
A blogger had alerted the police and the general public about the case on her Twitter handle @favloadedblog.
According the the blogger, the boy was battered by his uncle while the “wicked wife”, who engineered the beating laughed and encouraged the man to flog him to death.
The boy was eventually rescued by kind neighbors from the inhuman treatment.
The tweet reads:
“This boy was battered by his uncle with a twisted cable wire.The wicked wife who is the engineer of the beating was laughing and encouraged the man to flog him to death until kind neighbors came to the boy’s rescue.
“It happened in Umuelibe Okworji at Awo-mmama Imo State.His uncle’s name is Nnamdi Ibe in Awo-Omamma.”
Responding to the distress message, the police, via Twitter, assured the poster:
“Your complaint have been forwarded to the appropriate authority for necessary action. Thank you.”
See the photos of the battered boy below: