Gulf parents kill 9-year-old son

They beat him up for annoying younger brothers

A Kuwaiti man and his wife tortured their nine-year-old son to death on the grounds he was continuously annoying his younger brothers and sisters.

Doctors examining the body brought by the parents themselves found cuts and bruises all over his body and decided to send it to the coroner.

Newspapers said forensic examination showed the boy had been severely beaten and tortured, adding that the parents alter confessed to the crime.

“They claimed that they beat him consistently and locked him up after he kept annoying and jumping on his brothers and sisters, including his six-month-old brother,” a police source said.