Saudi couple ‘poisoned child with insulin’

Kensington

A Saudi Arabian couple poisoned a young child with insulin while the youngster was being treated for feeding problems, a court heard. Mohammed Asiri, 38, and wife Amal Asiri, 29, allegedly administered the medication to the child at the Evelina Children’s Hospital, part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The couple, who are not before the court, deny ‘wilfully ill treating the child in a manner likely to cause unnecessary suffering’ while Amal alone denies administering a poison…

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