Neighbors called police after hearing a young boy screaming in pain.
The neighbors who were afraid to intervene, took videos, which were uploaded to the Internet.
The shocking videos, which were taken in Limpio, Paraguay, shows the father dangling the boy over an open fire. The 3-year-old boy was taken to a hospital with first-degree burns to his genitals and backside.
The boy’s 20-year-old father was arrested for burning the boy as punishment for wetting his bed.
Police said that the boy’s 21-year-old mother was taking care of her newborn baby and another child at the time. She was not charged.