A man in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, beat his daughter to death with an air-conditioning hose in her bedroom for allegedly saying she did not love him.
The seven-year-old girl, Yara, was reportedly locked in her bedroom by her father after he ‘hit her all over her body’ and later found her in critical condition.
“Yara did not wish to move in with him and she was very unhappy,” her mother said. Further, in a statement she told prosecutors “He used a hose that he snatched from the air-conditioning unit and beat her all over her body.
“They believe the fatal blow occurred when he hit her hard on the head. He started beating her simply because she told him that she did not love him,” she also said, adding that “He was furious and locked her inside a room. She had an uncontrollable crying fit.”
Upon unlocking the room, he noticed