FILE - Hamza, 3-year old child, thrown from the fourth floor of an apartment building by two men after they failed to sexually assault him
CAIRO - 16 January 2019: Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Wednesday a man to death on charges of killing a 3-year-old boy in Cairo'sal-Matariya after failing to rape him, MENA news agency reported.
Another man,the killer's partner, was sentenced to 15 years in jail over the same charges.
Investigations showed that the child, who was found dead and wearing onlyhis diaper, was thrown from the fourth floor of an apartment building by two men after they failed to sexually assault him.
Moreover, in May 2018, General Prosecutor Nabil Sadek ordered referring five of the killer's relatives to the criminal court over charges of killing the toddler's father. The defendants stabbed the father at the heart after failing to persuade him to withdraw the rape case.