A man and his wife has been arrested by the Imo State police command, the man who was identified as Goodluck Ogbuji, 28 and his wife Benita Ogbuji, 26 were arrested for allegedly inflicting severe injuries on their eight old son for buying N100 worth of Akara (bean cake), instead of N50 in Umudagu Mbieri, Imo State.
The police were led to the couple’s residence at Umudagu Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state by two journalists, Chidiebube Okeoma and Harriet Ijeomo to the couple’s .
The arrest of the couple was sequel to a social media post which showed pictures of the severe injuries inflicted on Wisdom.
The Journalists took photos of the boy upon arrival at the residence, said Wisdom has been out of school since 2019 and has be suffering physical abuse from his parents.
One of the journalist narrating the story, said; “We got information that a couple dehumanized and almost killed their houseboy because he bought bean cake of N100 instead of N50. We made inquiries through social media and we got their house address. We mobilized policemen to the place in the early hours of Thursday and got the wicked couple arrested and rescued the child”
“They have been detained at the Orji Police Division, while the boy is being taken care of by the policemen. The level of injuries inflicted on the boy is wicked. We are seeking justice for the child. We want the couple to be prosecuted. The boy has been out of school since 2019.”