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4-year-old Saudi boy kills father over PlayStation – report


RIYADH – An angry four-year-old Saudi boy shot and killed his father for refusing to buy him a PlayStation, Saudi media reported on Monday.

The Asharq daily, citing police in the southern Jizan area, said the child, aged four years and seven months, grabbed his father’s pistol and shot him in the head.

According to the newspaper, the child had asked his father to buy him a PlayStation and the shooting took place after the man returned home without the desired object.

As he was undressing, the man put the weapon down, which the child then grabbed and fired at him from close range.


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Tags: Children , Crime , Family , Murder , Saudi


  • WeAry_Bat

    *sigh* My nephew grew up on computer games starting age four also.  It was a total mistake.

  • royalspirit

    Family values in Arab societies is one of the worst in the world. Children are rude and lack discipline and morals. Ask an OFW who worked in Saudi and they will tell you this fact.

    • Ibrahim Nakhal

      Family values in America IS the worst, because there are none, so many families are broken pieces, and if that’s not the case, the parents kick the child out of the house at age 16. 

      • MNLFoodcritic

        What Ibrahim is saying is “it’s OK for a 4 year old to shoot and kill his dad in the head for not buying him a playstation. But it’s NOT OK to kick your kid out of the house at the age of 16 to force the kid to be independent and to be self-responsible.” What do you teach your kids Ibrahim?

      • godofthunder16

        Kesa naman dito. Andaming bum na nakikitira parin sa mga magulang dahil di marunong maging independent. At the end of the day, you could still see which country is more economically sound.

      • tinots

        Ibrahim! collector ka yata ng American Pie movies!  kicked a 16 years old out from the house? alam mo ba anong parusa sa america pag di mo pinapakain ang below 18 years old na bata sa america? well, anyways, sa kitid naman kasi ng utak mo, talagang wala kang maiintindihan kung ano ang payapa(peace)…hahahhahahha

  • PHtaxpayer

    Shows you how f u c k e d up Saudi Arabia is.

  • wvillaro822

    Always obey your kid or else



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