*A Roseville, Minnesota man who allegedly whipped his two children after they switched the TV from a Christian station has been charged with malicious punishment of a child.

Stanley Chukwudi Ogbonna, 33, told police on Dec. 14 that he was angry because the children had lied about how the channel was changed.

According to the criminal complaint in the case, filed Friday in Ramsey County District Court, he admitted he grabbed a cord and struck his 10-year-old daughter across the head or neck.

He denied striking her or his 8-year-old son previously.

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