One Mr Badmus Folarin, has explained to the police why he maltreated a 10-year-old boy, Sunday David by burning him with a hot knife.
Police said Folarin admitted punishing the boy because he opened a tin of Milo belonging to his mother and licked out of it.
The incident, DAILY POST learnt, occurred at Owode, in Yewa South Local Government area of Ogun State.
A statement by the Ogun State Police Command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Sunday, confirmed that the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the DPO of Owode Egbado division, SP Olabisi Elebutte.
Oyeyemi told DAILY POST that some concerned neighbours had reported through a telephone call to the DPO that, “they were hearing a sorrowful crying of a young boy at 12, Elegushi Street, Owode Yewa.”