A father burnt alive by his son in Addis Ababa

A father burnt alive by his son in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The man who killed his father with gasoline was arrested by the police

Addis Ababa police arrested a suspect who killed his father by burning him with gasoline.

In a statement released by the Addis Ababa Police Commission, the accused who sprayed his father and elder brother with petroleum and burned them seriously has been arrested.

The suspectant committed the crime on June 2, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. in Addis Ababa’s Lami Kura sub-city district 2.

The police said that the suspected person had previously been arrested for another crime and had been released on bail by the court.

He committed the crime when his father and his older brother were sitting at home to do their personal business.

Police also informed that this suspect waited for his mother to come out of the house asking her to fetch me some water and lit a match on them and locked the door.

Although they took the victims to the hospital in cooperation with the local residents, the father passed away and his elder brother is undergoing treatment, the police said.

By ethionegari@gmail.com

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