A Father has allegedly inflicted injury on his 2-month old baby’ arm, leading to the amputation of the innocent baby’s arm.
The man allegedly hit his 2-month-old son with a hanger for disturbing his sleep, broke the baby’s arm leading to amputation. The incident we gathered happened in Owerri, Imo state.
The National Human Right Commission (NHRC) and the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Imo State chapter have called on the Imo State Government and the Nigeria Police Force to immediately arrest and prosecute the father, one Mr Confidence Amatobi, for allegedly assaulting his 2-month-old baby, Miracle.
Mr Amatobi was said to have assaulted little Miracle with a plastic hanger and broke the baby’s arm for disturbing his sleep.
The incident led to the amputation of the fractured arm at the Pediatrics ward of the Federal Medical Centre, FMC Owerri.
NAWOJ, NHRC and the aggrieved mother of baby Miracle, made the call for justice in Owerri the Imo State Capital.
Imo State Chairperson of NAWOJ, Dr Dorothy Nnaji who spoke to newsmen after visiting the amputated boy at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Owerri, confirmed that the injury inflicted by the 31-year old man.