In a heinous crime, a father slaughtered his two-and-a-half-year-old son, and mutilated his corpse, yesterday evening, Thursday, in one of the villages of Azlat Bani Hammad in the Al-Mawaset District, south of Taiz, southwest of Yemen.
A security source said that Muhammad Abdu Ahmed from the village of Jaber in the Yifoua region in the isolation of Bani Hammad, slaughtered his two-and-a-half-year-old son Ahmed and his corpse, before surrendering himself to the police.
He also explained that the perpetrator’s father stabbed several stabs from a sharp object (knife) to his son’s body before he was slaughtered, according to Al-Hadath Al-Arabiya website.
He added that the father turned himself in to the police of Al-Mawaset Directorate, while the child’s body was seized and sent to the refrigerator of Khalifa Hospital in Al-Turbah City.
The source stated that investigations are still underway to find out the motives for committing the crime.
For his part, a medical source at Khalifa General Hospital in Taiz stated that the child victim was subjected to a heinous murder.
He said, “We have never received such a case, which I consider rare, mysterious and new to the rural community, and we need to show the body to the forensic doctor to reveal the method of killing.”