A man has been arrested in Akwa Ibom State for burning his son to death for stealing.
The man tied the boy to a pole, doused him with kerosene and set him on fire.
The tragic accident took place at Afia Nsit community in Eket Local Government Area.
Spokesman of the State Police Command, Macdon Achibe, says the incident was reported to the Police.
Witnesses say that the man was angry with the boy for allegedly stealing n500 note from a neighbour to buy food.