GHARBIA, Egypt: The Criminal Investigation Unit in Gharbia arrested a man and his wife on charges of murdering their 15-year-old son on Friday.
The body of the young boy was found by his uncle, Reda el-Saeed el-Ashry, 29, who notified Tanta Police Station.
Ibrahim Solimae El-Ezaby, from Dafra village in Mahalla, had suffered signs of torture including bruising on his arms and shaved patches of hair on his head.
Investigations revealed that the boy’s parents, Mohamed el-Sebaae, 45, and his wife Thoraya Saad, 40, were responsible for the boy’s death. They claimed that they were attempting to discipline their son for his bad behavior, which led to his death.