Father Breaks Eight-Week-Old Son’s Hand For Disturbing His Sleep

Written by on October 27, 2022

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, Imo State Chapter and National Human Right Commission have called on the Imo State Government and the Nigeria Police Force to immediately arrest and prosecute Confidence Amatobi, for allegedly breaking his eight-week-old baby’s arm.

Imo State Chairperson of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, Dr Dorothy Nnaji who spoke to newsmen in Owerri after visiting the amputated boy at the Federal Medical Centre in Owerri, disclosed Amatobi was reported to have repeatedly hit the baby with a plastic object to stop him from crying until the right hand broke.

Similarly, the Imo State Coordinator National Human Right Commission, Ukachi Ukah, while reacting to the incident also condemned the brutality and insisted that justice must be allowed to take its course.

Narrating her ordeal, the mother of Miracle, Favour Chikwe disclosed that she had left Miracle with his father on Friday, October 7, 2022, to use the convenience, when the incident happened.

Favour recalled that she overheard her baby crying uncontrollably and had to rush back to know the cause of her cry only for her to discover that his right hand was swollen and bone broken from the beating he received from his father.


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