A 12- year -old boy named Zubair Abubakar in Gombe State had his hands amputated after the punishment meted on him by his teacher for allegedly stealing a phone led to the cessation of blood flow to his hands.
It was gathered that the boy allegedly stole a cellphone which made the head teacher of his school, one Malam Sirajo Mohammed, to tie his hands as a punishment.
The boy later developed an infection that led to complications.
Doctors said ‘they had to amputate the boy’s two hands because they had become infected and dangerous,’
Zubair Abubakar two hands were amputated the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe.