Jeddah: An Alappuzha native hanged himself to death at his flat after killing his 7-month-old son. The incident took place on Friday afternoon at Sulaymaniyah in Jeddah. The deceased were identified as Sreejith (30) and his son. His wife Anisha, an Alappuzha native, is a nurse at the King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah.
It is learnt that the fatal incident was the result of a family dispute.
Though Anisha rushed the injured kid to hospital, she couldn’t save his life. Anisha became unconscious after hearing the death of her kid and is under treatment at the hospital. Neighbours had informed the matter to police hearing the noise from the flat.
Sreejith was found dead by hanging when the police opened the flat. He killed the child in a fit of rage by hurling him against the wall. Sreejith and his son had come to Saudi Arabia three months ago on visiting visas. Police have started investigation into the deaths.
The family was about to fly back to Kerala on Sunday.