A Nigerian man simply named as Isaac was confronted by neighbours after he beat up a 10-month-old baby and the child’s mother because the baby won’t stop crying.
Isaac battered the mother and threw her into a pool of dirty water, after she ‘insulted’ him for beating her child.
The man is a relative to the woman’s baby daddy, and he brought the mother and child to Lagos to assist them financially.
He complained that after the pair moved into his house, he lost his sleep because the baby regularly cries at night.
According to him, rather than breastfeed the crying baby, the mother would go on to beat the baby, leading to more disturbance to his sleep pattern.
On the morning that he beat the child and the mother, he said he heard the child crying and called the woman but she didn’t answer. He beat the 10-month-old child and when his mother, who was in the bathroom, came out, she confronted him for beating her son.
Angered by the ‘disrespect’, Isaac went on to beat the woman, then pushed her into the dirty water.
The woman had blood running down her hands from the injury inflicted on her. Her clothes were also soiled with the dirty water she was pushed into.