A household wife accused her husband of child abuse and torturing their 11-month-old child Malik with a lighter, causing burns and bruises to his body, the Beheira Security Directorate said on Monday.
The wife transferred Malik to the Damanhur Education Hospital. The child was unconscious and injured with bruises on his chest, abdomen and left thigh.
Upon the wife’s complaint, police have arrested the husband, who claimed during the investigation that he was kidding with his child when he burnt him with a lighter.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm