This combo of pictures show the toddler beating the Syrian child. (The Daily Star/YouTube grab)
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Residents of Beirut's Raml al-Ali neighborhood rejected Sunday media reports about a filmed episode of child-on-child abuse that went viral, as the Internal Security Forces announced the arrest of family members in connection.The ISF said that investigations led the Cybercrime Combating Bureau to the arrest in the Beirut southern suburbs of the father of 2-year-old Abbas – of whom a video went viral Saturday showing him beating up a 9-year-old Syrian refugee identified as Khaled N.Abbas' father A.A. was arrested in the van he owned in Raml al-Ali.Authorities also arrested Abbas' 17-year-old cousin H.T. who filmed the incident.The victim then crumpled to the floor, kneeling before Abbas who then continued beating him with the heavy rod.The video concludes with a heavy cry from the victim as Hussam [another boy identified in the video] slaps the back of the child's neck and Abbas throws one last blow at the kneeling body.
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