A stepfather has taken his level of abuse a step further when he disfigured his stepson recently.
According to reports, the man beat his stepson so much, inflicting many injuries on the back of the child.
The victim, Godfred Gyamfi, 11, a class four (4) pupil of Sarah Donkor Preparatory School at Goka in the Jaman North District was beaten mercilessly by his stepdad for leaving his school bag outside after school.
The headmaster, Mr. Afram Enoch who spotted blood in his uniform explained that the young boy told him he was beaten by his step dad for failure to keep his school bag indoors.
The victim Gyamfi, said he left his bag outside after school and his step dad asked him to bring the bag inside if not he [Mr. Kwaku Carpenter] will beat him, so fear griped Gyamfi so he left the house to go sleep somewhere.
Mr. Kwaku Carpenter in search of Gyamfi around 10pm in the night saw him and used his own belt on the boy which led him sustained severe injuries at his hands and back.
According to Mr. Afram Enoch as he couldn’t hold on to such an unreasonable act by his stepdad, he took pictures and videos of the injuries and reported the issue to DOVVSU. The step dad further threatened the headmaster if the police arrest him.
The victim is currently receiving treatment at Goka Clinic after the incident.