A 55-year-old man, Osmanu Mumuni has been arrested by the Weija Division of the Domestic Violence and Victim’s Support Unit (DOVVSU) for cutting off part of his son’s ear with a razor blade.

According to police, they received information from the mother of the child that the suspect, who is her ex-husband had chopped off part of the boy’s ear and placed the boy’s fingers in an open fire for allegedly stealing ¢250

DSP Effia Tenge, the PRO of the Accra Regional Police Command said in an interview: “The Weija Domestic Violence and Victim’s Support Unit (DOVVSU) has arrested a 55-year-old father for cutting off part of his son’s ears and also attempted to burn his fingers until the boy was rescued by some neighbours. The father suspected the boy of stealing an amount of GH¢250 hence the punishment”.

She continued: “the 10-year-old boy was seen in severe pains and marks of assault all over his body was sent to the Amanfrom polyclinic for medical attention. He has since been released to his mother as police continue with investigations.”

The suspect is been processed to be arraigned before court.


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