KAJANG: A four-year-old boy died after he was allegedly beaten by his mother’s boyfriend.
Police have arrested the boy’s 31-year-old mother and her 28-year-old boyfriend in connection with the death.
Both have been remanded for six days to help in the police investigation.
Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zaid Hassan said the Kajang Hospital Emergency Department staff alerted them of the incident at about 1.20pm on Thursday.
“The boy was unconscious when he was rushed to the hospital by his mother.
“Doctors subsequently found him dead and on examining his body, found injuries and bruises on his body, ” he said in a statement yesterday.
He said based on initial investigations, the boy was believed to have been abused at an apartment in Semenyih.
“He was believed to have been beaten by his mother’s boyfriend before he was rushed to the hospital unconscious.”