In Imo State, a boy who left home without informing his family has been rescued from his father who cut his ear with a blade in order to correct him.
The incident occurred on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, according to reports on social media.
An image shows fresh scars on the back of a person believed to be victim.
Earlier before the attack a search had set out to look for him after a long disappearance from home.
His father is described to have flogged him badly which added to more reasons to visit a hospital.