A wicked father, who happens to be Director of Planning in one of the ministries in Borno State, has been arrested for allegedly inserting electric heater into the anus of his 10-year-old son because he believes he is gay.
58-year-old Shettima Gudumballi, allegedly committed this inhumane act over allegations that his young son had been engaging in homosexual activities with some politicians.
While the boy, name withheld, had claimed to have been raped at their 1000 Government Housing Estate residence, the father was said to have dismissed his story leading to the inflicting of the bodily injuries.
Saturday Vanguard gathered that the victim was chained before his father, who was accused of denying his children western education carried out the barbaric act.
Information gathered also reveals that the top civil servant has in many occasions subjected his children to various forms of abuse. He was recently accused of chaining one of his daughters named, Mama, for insulting her stepmother.
Also, according to Punch, Gudumballi, was arrested by Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.
The Commandant of the Corps, Ibrahim Abdullahi, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Maiduguri on Saturday.
”On January 19, one Malam Shettima Gudumballi, 58, of 1000 housing, a director with the Borno State Ministry of Forestry, was arrested by the command for torturing his 10-year-old son Umar Shettima with electric heater.
The father suspected that his son was a gay along with four others, who also mentioned 12 other boys involved between the ages of 11 and 14.See Also
After examination of the victim by doctors on duty at the State Specialist Hospital, they suggested that the anus might developed bacteria and further complicated,” said Abdullahi.
The commandant also said that the man is still in the custody of the corps and would be arraigned in court after investigation for his dastardly act.
However, some residents told Vanguard that the estate was recording growing rate of homosexual activities.
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