A videograb of the men hanging the child from the window.
Gulf Today Report
The Egyptian authorities have arrested a man for hanging his child from a fourth-floor window to ‘scare him’ in Al-Shorouk city, according to several media outlets. Another man helped him in this shocking act.
Fortunately, the heinous act was filmed by his neighbour and sparked outrage on social media.
In the clip, the men can be seen hanging the child from the window and as soon as a woman intervened and and threatened she would report them to the police, the men started pulling the child back to safety.
The child can be heard crying.
The father of the child has been arrested for endangering the life of his son. The other man confirmed that he and the child’s father were trying to "scare him".
The video spread like wildfire on social media platforms, sparking anger and calling for the father's trial. The child rescue service was also notified of the incident.
The police identified the suspect and arrested him. A report of the incident was issued to complete the investigations before the Public Prosecution.
Authorities have urged everyone to refrain from such acts.
The Public Prosecution on Monday published an awareness video on its social media accounts, coinciding with the Emirati Children’s Day.
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar told reporters that 27-year-old suspect, Sohail Shahzad, has been identified through scientific investigation into the case using polygraphic and DNA tests.
The application “Mera Bacha Alert” would be connected with Pakistan Citizen Portal so that the progress on any case, including the recovery of the child, could be monitored, a press release issued by the PM Office Media Wing said.
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