Police on Thursday arrested a 38-year-old man for beating his 3-month-old son and his wife at their home in Osaka. The baby suffered severe injuries to his head.
Chiyaki Matsuoka was arrested for allegedly punching his son in the head and face at his apartment around 10:20 p.m. According to police, the mother called police, telling them she also had been beaten by her husband. She told police that her husband had threatened her by saying: "If you don't come home early, the boy will die.”
Police found Matsuoka holding the baby at the entrance to their apartment. He was quoted by police as saying, “I punched him because he wouldn't stop crying.”© Japan Today