Father, 55, Jailed 2 Years for Cutting the Ear of Son

A 55-year-old, Osmanu Mumuni who cut the ear lobe of his son has been jailed two years.

Osmanu Mumuni caught the son’s ear lobe for allegedly stealing his GH¢ 250 cedis at Obuom-Domeabra.

Osman was arrested by Weija Divisional Unit of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) after the incident.

Osmanu who was sentenced by the Weija Circuit Court   presided over by Justice Bernard Bentil,    was charged on two counts the use of offensive weapon and causing harm contrary to sections 70 and 69 of the Criminal Offences Act 1960, (Act 29).

The 10-year-old boy admitted he took the money of his father to enable him travel to his mother.

The incident was reported to the Police by the boy’s mother. He was later rushed to the Amanfrom Poly Clinic for treatment.

Source: first1news.com


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