A boarding school in Nigeria has been closed after a boy made allegations of horrific repeated sexual abuse.
On Friday a nurse in Kano city refused to treat the boy unless police were present due to the extent of his injuries.
Freedom Radio station reported that family members said the eleven year old was complaining of excruciating pain, so much so that he could not walk. The child said that he was repeatedly rape in his dorm room by an unknown person who gave him death threats if he told anyone what happened.
Police in Nigeria said they are investigating the case.