Three-year-old Francis is in critical condition after being mercilessly beaten by his 30-year-old stepfather, Kwaku Mfante at Tafo Pankrono Municipal in the Ashanti Region for being stubborn.
According to report, the victim was pummeled by his stepfather for not attending to his call.
The assault left the small boy with a swollen face and bruises all over his body.
The mother of the victim, Maame Adwoa explaining the incident to Abusua Fm’s Osei Kwadwo said Francis went out to play with his friends while the stepfather was looking for him to send him on an errand.
According to her, the stepfather started beating Francis when he returned home without the least provocation.
She disclosed that this is not the first time Francis is receiving such treatment from his stepfather.
The matter has not yet been reported to the police.