A woman and her boyfriend have been arrested by Kuwait police for the murder of her five-year-old daughter.
They are both awaiting trial. It was reported that the young girl died after falling from a height in their home in Mubarak Al Kebeer governorate.
However, upon arrival of paramedics and policemen, they noticed bruises on the lifeless body and called forensic experts.
Al Qabas revealed the body was referred to the coroner in the presence of a public prosecutor.
The mother, a 26-year-old divorcee, upon investigations and questioning admitted she and her boyfriend, 24, beat up her daughter for disturbing them.
The boyfriend was arrested at dawn on Monday and referred to the public prosecution.
Police discovered the girl who had special needs, had frequently been beaten by the woman’s boyfriend.