|Fire extinguisher (illustration)|
A deranged teenager was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly beating his father in the head with a fire extinguisher, according to police in the United Arab Emirates.
Sharjah police said that they have arrested the 18-year-old man, who was not identified, after using the fire extinguisher to kill his father, who was working in his office.
In court, the teenager pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder, saying that he does not remember anything. According to the criminal complaint, the teenager told his uncle that his father needed help in the office.
The uncle rushed to the scene and found his brother lying in a pool of blood. There was a fire extinguisher beside him on the floor.
The teen then kissed his father's forehead. The teen then grabbed the fire extinguisher and asked his uncle to beat his father just as he did earlier in the day.
He then pulled out a knife and asked his uncle to stab his father.
The uncle called the police who arrested the teen at the scene.
During questioning, the teen told police that he was possessed and the devil told him to beat his father.