A Nigerian mother is being slammed online after photos showing the injury her little son suffered in her hands emerged.
Local reports show that the woman poured hot water on him for spending her money on biscuits without her permission, surfaced online.
These photos were shared by activist, Harrison Gwamnishu.
"A mother boiled hot water and poured on her son. The boy told us he collected some money from his daily sales to buy biscuit.
"No treatment and she still send him to hawk sachet water.
"We arrived Nkpor Anambra State to lend our voice and take him to a specialist hospital for treatment.
"What should be done to the mother? While dropping your opinion, let's discuss how we can send this boy back to school ? and how to end #ChildAbuse"
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