A man has been arrested by the Lagos State Domestic and S3xual Violence Agency (DSVA) for allegedly inflicting injuries on his 11-year-old son over his inability to recite the Holy Quran.
The spokesperson, Joke Ladenegan-Oginni, announced that the father had been detained at the Meiran Police Division.
The video of the assault went viral on social media after belt whips by the suspect caused excessive bleeding.
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Ladenegan-Oginni disclosed that the agency received a report regarding the victim from a concerned citizen.
“The boy has haematuria (blood in urine), two episodes of loss of consciousness, bleeding from the ears and nostrils,’’ she said.
The child is receiving medical attention facilitated by the Lagos State Ministry of Health and the Primary Health Care Board.
Ladenegan-Oginni urged residents to report all cases of abuse, assault and s3xual violence against persons to the agency.