Labourer kills infant son in fit of rage

Labourer kills infant son in fit of rage

KOTA KINABALU - An Indonesian estate labourer killed his two-week-old infant son and seriously injured his wife and three other children in a fit of rage after accusing his spouse of having an affair.

Beluran police chief Deputy Supt Sivananthan Velautham said the man's 35-year-old wife and children were in serious condition in the hospital.

He said the 34-year-old labourer confronted his wife and began beating her and the four children.

The infant died on the spot.

Upon being alerted of the incident, a team of police from Beluran rushed to the plantation and arrested the man at about 3am yesterday.

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