Instrgram user and Doctor Okeme was shocked after receiving an 8yr old patient whose hands were set ablaze for stealing in Kaduna state, According to Okeme the little girl was rushed to their hospital after the hands starting dropping pus and a fowl smell..
When asked they revealed the father dragged her both hands and put them on fire after she was caught stealing..Really sad..
He shared the Photos and captioned:
”An 8-year-old female child got her hands burnt by her single father who forced them over a burning flame because she was repeatedly being accused of pilfering.
She was brought to our facility with complains of pain, foul smell and inability to use hands. O/E she was febrile, and acutely ill. The palmer aspect of the hands, including regions over the thenar and hypothenar wey discharging of pus and a large ulcer with ragged edges with areas of hyperpigmented tissues obviously decaying were observed.
We debrided extensively under GA, dressed and covered her up with iv antibiotics. She is presently stable and recuperating