In their effort to ensure their wards tell the truth:
A man kept threatning his nine years old nephew with live coal until he had the boy's palm roasted.
A mother poured pepper into her daughter's vagina. She must tell the truth if she was not dating a man.
A retired Army officer tighten his twelve years old son to a drum pointing a locally made gun loaded with bullet at him. He ll shoot if the boy dont come out with the truth 'from where he got the money with which he bought a bicycle.' Saying 'small thief graduate to notorious armed robber.'
Elders commended their actions saying 'spare the rod and spoil...'