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Father burns 7-year old son with hot iron for eating mother's meal

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A father in Abuja has been charged to a court in Abuja for harming his 7-year-old son with a hot iron for stealing mother’s food.
The suspect was arraigned on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at the Federal Capital Territory High Court located in Apo.
Mr. Jaafaru Ayitogo, the prosecutor on the case alleged that the father committed the offence in November 2017.
He was charged with willful infliction of physical injury on the child who also failed to received treatment for his injury.
Justice Idris Kutigi, who presided over the case has adjourned it until Thursday, May 17, 2018.

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