LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- A young boy, reportedly buried alive has been rescued by some concerned residents in Apamisede area of Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.
In a video sighted by journalists, the young boy was seen being tortured and buried alive by his elder brother who claimed he was instructed by the boy’s mother to punish him for his offense.
The elder brother, who was caught by neighbours, said he buried the boy alive after their mother directed him to punish the boy for stealing N1000.
The yet-to-be-identified elder brother was heard in the video speaking pidgin said, “He thief money. The last time he went to thief money, We dey ask am where he put the money, and I no know how much he thief oo but he said nah N1000. The last time he stole, nobody beat ham, and nobody touch Ham.
“Nobody send, nah my mother talk say make I punish am,” the elder boy added.
A source privy to the incident added that the matter had been reported to the Police Force, D Division, Lokoja, according to SaharaReporters.