The parents of five year old Ashya King, are to appear in court accused of child cruelty – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

The parents of five year old Ashya King, are to appear in court accused of child cruelty




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According to reports in the Spanish media the mother and father of Ashya King a due in court this morning accused of child cruelty. Brett and Naghmeh King are understood to have taken their child from an English hospital to Spain.

It is believed that the couple took Ashya out of hospital without doctors consent. The grandmother of little Ashya who is a brain cancer patient is outraged at the police for arresting his parents.

Ashya’s family are believed to have taken him from Southampton General Hospital on Thursday afternoon and travelled on a ferry to France with the boy and his six siblings before heading south to the Costa del Sol in southern Spain.

Brett King, 51, and Naghmeh King, 45, who are both Jehovah’s Witnesses, were arrested at 10pm local time on Saturday evening in Velez-Malaga by Spanish police. They will appear before a special sitting in order to determine their charges.

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