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.

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A boy has been left in a pitiable condition after getting bashed by his father. The latter reportedly cut his ear with a blade.

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.