The British government has taken control of a Nigerian doctor who lives in the UK after belting his little son.
WOTHAPPEN reports that On Wednesday, July 26, child rights activist Pepstalk1 claimed that it recently occurred in the UK in an Instagram video.
Standing in front of the court where the case was being held, pepstalk1 narrated that the Nigerian doctor flogged his son after he caught him and his friends, who he invited for a sleepover study, watching an inappropriate video.
According to her, his friends reportedly informed the police. They told the police that the doctor repeatedly said, “Is this how you want to become a doctor?” while beating the boy with a belt.
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“In court, the 16-year-old told the court that his father always flogs him and is forcing him to choose a career he doesn’t want.
“After listening to the boy’s testimony, the court ordered that the boy be taken away from his father and he will remain in the custody of the UK government.”
She condemned parents who beat their children, saying, “shame on you.”
Netizens share their thoughts on the incident
“Imagine putting a 16 year old who’s likely about to write GCSE on welfare and thinking the government will care for the kid more than his own biological father and at this very critical moment of the teenagers ‘s life too .. smh.”
“But I don’t blame the UK govt, U will never know that Africa is the best place to discipline ur kids until u fly to those places! Who on earth will grant my child that right in Africa!‼️”
“I hope he enjoys the life the UK govt have prepared for him, little ingrate rebelling against discipline by using the government half-baked protection.”
“Chaiii….. I won’t ! Will send my child to 9ja to enjoy those vibes. I can’t recollect the number of beating my mamma gave me. Especially when I don’t return home early ……Na our leaders bad, we have the best of everything.”