According to Facebook user Nwogu Davina Kamsoyochukwu who shared the story on the official page of The Due Process Advocates (DPA), the child and the alleged abusive father live in River States.
A Nigerian stepdad has been accused of hurting his stepson over claims that the child stole N200 from his mother.
The sad drama reportedly started after the child, Sofeme, took money from his mother’s bag to buy snacks; he hadn’t eaten because his mother and stepdad frequently abuse and deny him food. This time, when the stepdad learned that Sofeme took money without permission from his mother, he shoved the boy’s hand into a burning stove.
Read the story as shared by Davina:
“This boy by name Sofeme is the First Son of Mrs Juliet which she got out of wedlock Before she got married to One Mr Victor George who resides at No26 Owhor Street, Rumudolo, New Layout Rumuigbo in Rivers State, the boy said he is from Degema in Rivers state, and he is just 8yrs old.
The Boy confessed that he is going through hell in the hand of her mother and step father, that they hardly feed him well and he is not in school either
Last week as hunger wired the little boy, he took his supposed biological mother’s 200 naira to buy GALA, the step father burn his hand on a hot stove as punishment for this.
This little boy need justice, good people of Nigeria let save this little boy from this inhuman torture, wickedness and suffering. (sic)”
No police report had been obtained by the DPA at the time this report was filed.