Father kills his 11-year-old son after catching him having sex with 8-year-old sister

Brother and sister (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A father was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly beating his son to death because he was having sex with his sister, according to police in Nigeria.

Federal Capital Territory police said that they have arrested the 34-year-old man identified as Solomon, after being accused of killing his 11-year-old son Victor.

Solomon was charged with one count of murder.

According to the police investigation, around 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, Solomon came home from work and found Victor having sex with his 8-year-old sister.

Solomon grabbed a stick and beat Victor with it until he passed out. On Monday morning, neighbors took the boy to the Gwarinpa General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Doctors called police to say that Victor died of internal bleeding as a result being beaten. During questioning, Solomon told police that he did not intent to kill his son.

He told investigators that he just wanted to teacher Victor a lesson.