A man identified as Rasheed Adebayo, has been arrested for inflicting grievous injury on his grandson, Fuad Badmus.
The incident occurred on Saturday at 18, Ile Ogbo Street, New Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos.
71 year oldAdebayo reportedly used maximum force on the boy for allegedly stealing N1,000 and inflicted serious injuries on him.
The Spokesman of Lagos State Police Command, Chike Oti, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), said the matter was reported by a neighbour who was angry with the injuries on the teenager’s body.
He said: “One Chief Jonathan Bakare brought the teenager to the police station and reported that his grandfather unlawfully used a cane to beat him and gave him injury all over his body.
“The suspect was arrested and would be charged to court for assault occasioning harm.”