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Mum beats 8-year-old son to death

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By Staff

A Saudi mother beat her eight-year-old son to death and police said they were investigating whether other members of the family were involved in the killing.

Doctors at a hospital in the Western Red Sea port of Jeddah told police the boy died of injuries he suffered after he was beaten by sharp objects.

‘Sabq’ newspaper said police arrested the 38-year-old mother and accused her of torturing her son to death.