Assin Fosu District Court presided by His Worship Abdul Majid Iliasu has remanded 34-year-old Robert Kwame Kobi into police custody for two weeks.

The suspect is said to have subjected his 14-year-old son to mutilation and torture after the father caught him at a game centre when he had searched for him for two days.

Chief Inspector Benjamin Doe Kuwornu told the court that the father started to discipline the child right at the game centre he caught him.

The prosecutor continued that, the father sent the child home and used a cutlass to beat him further so when the child could no longer endure the pain inflicted on him, he used his both hands to grab the cutlass.

The father then pulled the cutlass which eventually slashed his both palms after that, the father brought the child out of the room in a pool of blood, tied his both hands and legs with a rope and smeared his body with grinded pepper and put him under the scorching sun.

A certain woman who was passing by saw the cruel act being unleashed on the child by his own father and rushed to the police station to file a complaint.

The police hurriedly went to the scene to arrest the father in the act where he was busily subjecting the boy to torture.

The suspect was put before the court and pleaded guilty with an explanation, however, the court ordered that a psychiatric examination be conducted on the suspect.

The case, therefore, adjourned to 19th May, 2023.